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Bell v. Itawamba County School Board

Petition for certiorari denied on February 29, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-666 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether and to what extent public schools, consistent with the First Amendment, may discipline students for their off-campus speech.

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 17 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 21, 2015)
Dec 9 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 20, 2016.
Dec 9 2015Brief amicus curiae of The Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project filed.
Dec 14 2015Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Dec 21 2015Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by The Student Press Law Center, et al.
Dec 21 2015Brief amicus curiae of Mississippi Center for Justice filed.
Dec 21 2015Brief amici curiae of Advancement Project, and One Voice filed.
Dec 21 2015Brief amici curiae of Erik Nielson, et al. filed.
Dec 21 2015Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Massachusetts Citizens for Children.
Jan 15 2016Brief of respondent Itawamba County School Board in opposition filed.
Feb 2 2016Reply of petitioner Taylor Bell filed.
Feb 3 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 19, 2016.
Feb 29 2016Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by The Student Press Law Center, et al. GRANTED.
Feb 29 2016Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Massachusetts Citizens for Children GRANTED.
Feb 29 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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