Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Pearson v. Callahan: I am pleased to say that the Supreme Court granted certiorari this morning in Pearson v. Callahan, the Fourth Amendment and qualified immunity case that I have mentioned here when we filed our Petition and Reply brief. In addition to the two Questions Presented, the Court added a third QP:
In addition to the questions presented by the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following question: "Whether the Court’s decision in Saucier v. Katz, 533 U. S. 194 (2001) should be overruled?”
You can read the Petition for Certiorari in the case here, the Brief in Opposition here, and the Reply brief here. You can read Justice Kennedy's opinion for the Court in Saucier v. Katz here.

Merits Brief in Pearson v Callahan: On Friday, we filed our merits brief in Pearson v. Callahan, 07-751, a Fourth Amendment and qualified immunity case that the Supreme Court will be hearing this fall. I have posted a copy of the brief for interested readers: Brief for Petitioners, Pearson v. Callahan, 07-751. You can read Linda Greenhouse's story about the case for the New York Times here. You can also access the cert petition, brief in opposition, and cert-stage reply brief here.

Reply Brief in Pearson v. Callahan: Today we filed the Reply Brief in Pearson v. Callahan, the Fourth Amendment and qualified immunity case that I have blogged about before. I have posted a copy of the Reply Brief here: Reply Brief for Petitioners. You can find all of the other briefs in the case, including all of the amicus briefs, here at SCOTUSWiki. Oral argument in the case is set for October 14.

Oral Argument in Pearson v. Callahan: I have blogged before about Pearson v. Callahan, the Fourth Amendment case I have been closely involved in before the U.S. Supreme Court. Argument was today, and the oral argument transcript is here.