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Sosa v. Martin County, Florida

Petition for certiorari denied on October 2, 2023
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-1145 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2023

Issues: (1) Whether Baker v. McCollan requires courts to apply a reasonable, totality-of-the-circumstances analysis to a claim of overdetention, or whether the case only protects against mistaken overdetention for longer than three days; and (2) whether Baker’s right against overdetention falls under the Fourth Amendment’s proscription against unreasonable searches and seizures or the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of substantive due process.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 10 2023Application (22A893) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 20, 2023 to May 20, 2023, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Apr 12 2023Application (22A893) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until May 22, 2023.
May 12 2023Application (22A893) to extend further the time from May 22, 2023 to June 19, 2023, submitted to Justice Thomas.
May 16 2023Application (22A893) denied by Justice Thomas.
May 22 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 23, 2023)
Jun 23 2023Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.
Jun 23 2023Brief amici curiae of David Sosa, et al. filed.
Jun 23 2023Brief of respondents Martin County, Florida, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 10 2023Reply of petitioner David Sosa filed. (Distributed)
Jul 12 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/26/2023.
Oct 02 2023Petition DENIED.