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Messerschmidt v. Millender

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-704 9th Cir. Dec 5, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Feb 22, 2012 6-3 Roberts OT 2011

Holding: The officers in the case are entitled to qualified immunity for executing a search warrant for firearms and evidence of gang activity in a home after a victim reported that the suspect had threatened her with a gun.

Judgment: Reversed, 6-3, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on February 22, 2012. Justice Breyer filed a concurring opinion. Justice Kagan filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion, which was joined by Justice Ginsburg.

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