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A couple of notable petitions for cert

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by: Ryan Scott • December 22, 2017 • no comments

From SCOTUSblog:

Asboth v. Wisconsin 17-781

Issue: Whether standardized criteria must guide police discretion to seize a vehicle without a warrant or probable cause after its operator has been taken into police custody.

Quarles v. United States 17-778

Issue: Whether Taylor v. United States’ definition of generic burglary requires proof that intent to commit a crime was present at the time of unlawful entry or first unlawful remaining, as two circuits hold; or whether it is enough that the defendant formed the intent to commit a crime at any time while “remaining in” the building or structure, as the court below and three other circuits hold.

Neither have been granted yet.