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United States Supreme Court Strip Search Docket

 THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DOCKET GRANTING FOURTH AMENDMENT ISSUE

Read Certiorari-stage and Merits Brief documentsSusan Chana Lask with Albert Florence                              

FOLLOW THE SUPREME COURT DOCKET 
No. 10-945 
Title: Albert W. Florence, Petitioner 
v.
Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, et al.
 
Docketed: January 24, 2011
Linked with 10A586
Lower Ct: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 
  Case Nos.: (09-3603, 09-3661)
  Decision Date: September 21, 2010
Question Presented : Whether the Fourth Amendment permits a jail to conduct a suspicionless strip search of every individual arrested for any minor offense no matter what the circumstances.
~~~Date~~~  ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dec 9 2010 Application (10A586) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 20, 2010 to January 19, 2011, submitted to Justice Alito. 
Dec 10 2010 Application (10A586) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until January 19, 2011. 
Jan 19 2011 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 23, 2011) 
Feb 23 2011 Brief of respondents Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, et al. in opposition filed. 
Feb 23 2011 Brief of respondents Essex County Correctional Facility, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 9 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 25, 2011.
Mar 9 2011 Reply of petitioner Albert W. Florence filed. (Distributed)
Mar 28 2011 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 1, 2011.
Apr 4 2011 Petition GRANTED
Apr 6 2011 Letter of substitution of counsel for respondents Essex County Correctional Facility, et al. received.
Apr 13 2011 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including June 20, 2011.
Apr 13 2011 The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including August 19, 2011.
Apr 13 2011 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner, and counsel for the respondents.
Jun 20 2011 Joint appendix filed. 
Jun 20 2011 Brief of petitioner Albert W. Florence filed. 
Jun 24 2011 Brief amici curiae of Former Attorneys General of New Jersey Robert J. Del Tufo, et al. filed. 
Jun 27 2011 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed. 
Jun 27 2011 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed. 
Jun 27 2011 Brief amici curiae of Medical Society of New Jersey, et al. filed. 
Jun 27 2011 Brief amici curiae of Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project, et al. filed.
Jun 27 2011 Brief amici curiae of Current and Former Jail and Corrections Professionals filed. 
Jun 27 2011 Brief amici curiae of Psychiatrists filed. 
Jun 27 2011 Brief amicus curiae of National Police Accountability Project filed. 
Jun 27 2011 Brief amici curiae of Academics on Gang Behavior filed. 
Jun 27 2011 Brief amici curiae of Sister Bernie Galvin, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 15 2011 CIRCULATED.
Jul 19 2011 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, October 12, 2011. 
 
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~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:  
Susan Chana Lask
Counsel of Record 
244 Fifth Avenue Suite 2369 
New York, NY  10001
(212)-358-5762 
  
 Party name: Albert W. Florence


Attorneys for Respondents:  
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP (202) 736-8000
    Counsel of Record 1501 K Street, N.W. 
 Washington, DC  20005  
Party name: Essex County Correctional Facility, et al.
   
Alfred W. Putnam Jr. Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (215) 988-2700
    Counsel of Record One Logan Square 
 Suite 2000 
 Philadelphia, PA  19103 
Party name: Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, et al.
   
Alan Ruddy Assistant Essex County Counsel (973) 621-5003
 Office of the County Counsel 
 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.  
 Newark, NJ  07102  
Party name: Essex County Correctional Facility, et al.

 
Other:  
Edward L. Barocas ACLU of New Jersey (973) 854-7171
 P.O. Box 32159 
 Trenton, NJ  07102  
Party name: Former Attorneys General of New Jersey Robert J. Del Tufo, et al.
   
David J. Bederman Emory Law School (404) 727-6822
 1301 Clifton Road 
 Atlanta, GA  30322-2770  
Party name: Medical Society of New Jersey, et al.
   
Jessica Lynn Ellsworth Hogan Lovells US LLP (202) 637-5600
 Columbia Square 555 13th Street, N. W.  
 Washington, DC  20004  
Party name: Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project, et al.
   
Meir Feder Jones Day (212) 326-3939
 222 East 41st Street 
 New York, NY  10017  
Party name: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
   
Kenneth N. Flaxman 200 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1240 (312) 427-3200
 Chicago, IL  60604  
Party name: National Police Accountability Project
   
Barrett S. Litt Litt, Estuar & Kitson, LLP (213) 863-4527
 1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1880  
 Los Angeles, CA  90017  
Party name: Sister Bernie Galvin, et al.
   
Evan P. Schultz 1425 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., #51 (202)-423-7511
 Washington, DC  20005  
Party name: Academics on Gang Behavior
   
Craig A. Stewart Arnold & Porter LLP (212)-715-1142
 399 Park Avenue  
 New York, NY  10022 
Party name: Current and Former Jail and Corrections Professionals
   
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (202) 663-6000
 1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. 
 Washington, DC  20006  
Party name: Psychiatrists
   
Stephen N. Zack President (312) 988-5000
 American Bar Association 
 321 North Clark Street 
 Chicago, IL  60654-7598  
Party name: American Bar Association