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Florida v. Thomas

Docket No.: 00-391
Certiorari Granted: Jan 8 2001
Argued: April 25, 2001
Decided: June 4, 2001

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1257, Judicial Power, ADA, Arbitration, Eleventh Amendment, Fair Labor Standards Act, First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, copyright, immunity from suit, privacy, probable cause, property rights, rule of reason, search and seizure, sovereign immunity

PartyNames: Florida v. Robert A. Thomas
Petitioner: Florida
Respondent: Robert A. Thomas

Court Below: Supreme Court of Florida
Supreme Court Docket

Florida
v.
Robert A. Thomas
532 U.S. 774 (2001)
Question:

Is New York v. Belton's bright-line rule limited to situations where the officer initiates contact with a vehicle's occupant while that person remains in the vehicle?

Florida v. Thomas
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 25, 2001

Holding: delivered the opinion for a unanimous court
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Thomas, 0 vote(s) against

Florida v. Thomas
Case Documents

1Opinion in Florida v. Thomas
2Opinion in Florida v. Thomas
Additional documents for this case are pending review.