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.