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Oregon v. Harris

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-85 Or. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 prohibits the “principal prosecuting attorney” of a locality from delegating the authority to apply for a wiretap order to a deputy when state law allows the delegation; and (2) whether Title III requires suppression of the evidence obtained if a wiretap is later held invalid, even if law enforcement officers had an objectively reasonable, good-faith belief that their conduct was lawful.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 26 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 29, 2022)
Aug 16 2022Waiver of right of respondent Langston Amani Harris to respond filed.
Aug 31 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/28/2022.
Sep 06 2022Response Requested. (Due October 6, 2022)
Sep 26 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 6, 2022 to November 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 27 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 7, 2022.
Oct 27 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 7, 2022 to November 8, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 28 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 8, 2022.
Nov 08 2022Brief of respondent Langston Amani Harris in opposition filed.
Nov 08 2022Waiver of the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under 15.5 filed by petitioner.
Nov 15 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/2/2022.
Nov 18 2022Reply of petitioner Oregon filed. (Distributed)