Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Davis v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-11328 11th Cir. Mar 21, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Jun 16, 2011 7-2 Alito OT 2010

Holding: Searches conducted in objectively reasonable reliance on binding decisions of the courts of appeals are not subject to the exclusionary rule.

Judgment: Eleventh Circuit affirmed, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 16, 2011. Justice Breyer wrote a dissenting opinion, which was joined by Justice Ginsburg.

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