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At 9:30 a.m. on Monday we expect additional orders from the Court's November 25 Conference. On Tuesday, December 2, we expect one or more opinions in argued cases; we will begin live blogging shortly before 10:00 a.m.
Issue: (1) Whether the Elections Clause of the United States Constitution and 2 U. S. C. § 2a(c) permit Arizona’s use of a commission to adopt congressional districts; and (2) whether the Arizona Legislature has standing to bring this suit.
Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction is POSTPONED to the hearing of the case on the merits limited to the following questions: 1) Do the Elections Clause of the United States Constitution and 2 U. S. C. §2a(c) permit Arizonas use of a commission to adopt congressional districts? 2) Does the Arizona Legislature have standing to bring this suit?
Nov 7 2014
Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner
Nov 14 2014
The time to file the joint appendix and appellant's brief on the merits is extended to and including December 2, 2014.
Nov 14 2014
the time to file appellees' brief on the merits is extended to and including January 16, 2015.
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