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FLORIDA v. JARDINES

Docket No.: 11-564
Certiorari Granted: 1/6/2012
Argued: October 31, 2012
Decided: March 26, 2013

Topics:

ADEA, Fourth Amendment, murder, privacy, probable cause, property rights, warrantless search

PartyNames: Florida v. Joelis Jardines
Petitioner: Florida
Respondent: Joelis Jardines

Court Below: Supreme Court of Florida
Citation: 73 So.3d 34
Supreme Court Docket
Supreme Court Observer Blog Post for FLORIDA v. JARDINES

Florida
v.
Joelis Jardines
Consideration Limited:

LIMITED TO QUESTION I. PRESENTED BY THE PETITION.

Question Presented:

I. Whether a dog sniff at the front door of a suspected grow house by a trained narcotics detection dog is a Fourth Amendment search requiring probable cause? II. Whether the officers' conduct during the investigation of the grow house, including remaining outside the house awaiting a search warrant is, itself, a Fourth Amendment search?

FLORIDA v. JARDINES
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 31, 2012

Listen to Oral Argument in FLORIDA v. JARDINES
Holding: AFFIRMED
Vote: 5-4
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FLORIDA v. JARDINES
Case Documents

1Petition for Writ of Certiorari (PDF)
2BRIEF FOR PETITIONER
3BRIEF OF THE STATES OF TEXAS, ALABAMA,ALASKA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, COLORADO, DELAWARE, HAWAII, IDAHO, IOWA, KANSAS,KENTUCKY, MAINE, MICHIGAN, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW MEXICO, OREGON,PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, UTAH, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON AND WISCONSIN AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONER
4BRIEF OF THE NATIONAL POLICE CANINE ASSOCIATION AND POLICE K-9 MAGAZINE AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONER
5Brief of Wayne County, Michigan as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner
6BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES AS AMICUS CURIAE SUPPORTING PETITIONER
7Brief in Opposition
8BRIEF FOR RESPONDENT
9FLORIDA v. JARDINES Oral Argument Transcript (PDF)
10FLORIDA v. JARDINES Oral Argument Audio
11Slip Opinion in FLORIDA v. JARDINES (Opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia)