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Sorenson v. Massachusetts

Petition for certiorari denied on October 4, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1747 Mass. App. Ct. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether the hallway area immediately adjacent to an apartment, in a private multi-family dwelling that is not open to the public, is part of the curtilage of the home for Fourth Amendment purposes.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 11 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 16, 2021)
Jul 16 2021Waiver of right of respondent Commonwealth of Massachusetts to respond filed.
Jul 16 2021Brief amici curiae of The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice et al. filed.
Jul 16 2021Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.
Jul 16 2021Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed. (Distributed)
Jul 21 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.
Oct 04 2021Petition DENIED.