|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-841||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: (1) Whether a state may, consistent with the Fourth Amendment, condition government employment on an employee or job applicant’s consent to suspicionless drug testing; and (2) whether suspicionless drug testing of all government employees and job applicants is reasonable under the “special needs” exception to the Fourth Amendment’s warrant and probable cause requirements.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 22 2013||Application (13A405) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 13, 2013 to January 12, 2014, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|Oct 28 2013||Application (13A405) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until January 12, 2014.|
|Jan 13 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 14, 2014)|
|Jan 22 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 17, 2014.|
|Feb 14 2014||Brief amici curiae of Texas and Six Other States filed.|
|Mar 14 2014||Brief of respondents American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 79, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Apr 1 2014||Reply of petitioner Rick Scott, in His Official Capacity as Governor of Florida filed.|
|Apr 2 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 18, 2014.|
|Apr 21 2014||Petition DENIED.|
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