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United States v. Cooley

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1414 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the lower courts erred in suppressing evidence on the theory that a police officer of an Indian tribe lacked authority to temporarily detain and search the respondent, Joshua James Cooley, a non-Indian, on a public right-of-way within a reservation based on a potential violation of state or federal law.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 19 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 24, 2020)
Jul 10 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 24, 2020 to August 24, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 24, 2020.
Jul 24 2020Brief amici curiae of Crow Tribe of Indians, National Congress of American Indians and Other Tribal Organizations filed.
Jul 24 2020Brief amici curiae of National Indigenous Women's Resource Center, et al. filed.
Aug 21 2020Waiver of right of respondent Joshua James Cooley to respond filed.
Aug 26 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 15 2020Response Requested. (Due October 15, 2020)
Oct 15 2020Brief of respondent Joshua James Cooley in opposition filed.
Oct 15 2020Motion of Joshua James Cooley for leave to proceed in forma pauperis submitted.
Oct 22 2020letter of United States submitted.
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