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United States v. Cooley

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1414 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

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.

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 for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent Joshua James Cooley.
Oct 22 2020Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.
Oct 28 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/13/2020.
Oct 28 2020Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Nov 16 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.
Nov 20 2020Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondent GRANTED.
Nov 20 2020Petition GRANTED.
Dec 18 2020Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Dec 31 2020Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including January 8, 2021. The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including February 12, 2021.
Jan 04 2021Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner United States.
Jan 08 2021Brief of petitioner United States filed.
Jan 14 2021Amicus brief of Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation submitted.
Jan 14 2021Amicus brief of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, and the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of Indian Law Scholars and Professors submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of Current and Former Members of Congress submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of Cayuga Nation, et al. submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of Former United States Attorneys submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of National Congress of American Indians and Other Tribal Organizations submitted.
Jan 15 2021Amicus brief of National Indigenous Women's Resource Center submitted.
Jan 19 2021Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.