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The Supreme Court will release orders from the March 22 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in PDR Network, LLC v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic Inc.; Christopher Walker has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in The Dutra Group v. Batterton; Joel Goldstein has our preview.

Tolentino v. New York

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-11556 Court of Appeals of New York Mar 21, 2011
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Mar 29, 2011 TBD CURIAM. OT 2010

Holding: The Court dismissed the writ of certiorari as improvidently granted and therefore did not decide whether pre-existing identity-related governmental documents are subject to the exclusionary rule when they are obtained as the direct result of police action violative of the Fourth Amendment.

Plain English Holding: The Court dismissed the writ of certiorari as improvidently granted and therefore did not decide whether a defendant’s identity must be suppressed when it is discovered as a result as a violation of the Fourth Amendment.

Judgment: The writ of certiorari is dismissed as improvidently granted. on March 29, 2011.

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