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City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan

Docket No.: 13-1412
Certiorari Granted: Nov 25 2014
Argued: March 23, 2015
Decided: 5/18/15

Topics:

ADA, Fourth Amendment, qualified immunity

PartyNames: City and County of San Francisco, California, et al. v. Teresa Sheehan
Petitioner: City and County of San Francisco, California, et al.
Respondent: Teresa Sheehan

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 743 F.3d 1211
Supreme Court Docket

City and County of San Francisco, California, et al.
v.
Teresa Sheehan
Question Presented:

1. Whether Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act requires law enforcement officers to provide accommodations to an armed, violent, and mentally ill suspect in the course of bringing the suspect into custody. 2. Whether it was clearly established that even where an exception to the warrant requirement applied an entry into a residence could be unreasonable under the Fourth Amendment by reason of the anticipated resistance of an armed and violent suspect within.

City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 23, 2015

Listen to Oral Argument in City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan
Holding: CERTIORARI DISMISSED IN PART; REVERSED IN PART AND REMANDED
Vote: 6-2
Majority: Certiorari Dismissed In Part; Reversed In Part, Remanded. Alito, Chief Justice Roberts, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Sotomayor
Concurring: Scalia,Kagan
Dissenting: Scalia,Kagan
Opinion By:
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