Arizona v. Martinez

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1489 Ariz. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Arizona Supreme Court erred in stretching the “overbreadth” test for facial unconstitutionality beyond the First Amendment context to strike down a bail restriction based on an application of the law not present in this case; and (2) whether the Arizona Supreme Court erred in applying heightened scrutiny—one standard among five used in the lower courts—to strike down a state regulatory measure that denies bail if a judge, after a full adversarial hearing, finds clear proof that the arrestee raped a child.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 05 2017Application (16A959) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 10, 2017 to June 9, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Apr 13 2017Application (16A959) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 9, 2017.
Jun 09 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 13, 2017)
Jun 27 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including August 14, 2017.
Jul 13 2017Brief amici curiae of Arizona Voice for Crime Victims, Inc., et al. filed.
Aug 14 2017Brief of respondent Joe P. Martinez in opposition filed.
Aug 28 2017Reply of petitioner Arizona filed.
Aug 30 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/25/2017.
 
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