Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week we are hosting an online symposium on NIFLA v. Becerra, in which the Supreme Court will consider whether the disclosures required by California’s Reproductive FACT Act violate the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Contributions are available at this link.

Hickenlooper v. Kerr

Petition granted, judgment vacated and case remanded for further consideration in light of Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Comm’ission on June 30, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-460 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: (1) Whether, after this Court's decision in New York v. United States, plaintiffs’ claims that Colorado's government is not republican in form remain non-justiciable political questions; and (2) whether a minority of legislators have standing to challenge a law that allegedly dilutes their power to legislate on a particular subject.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 17 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 21, 2014)
Nov 20 2014Brief amici curiae of The Colorado Union of Taxpayers Foundation, et al. filed.
Nov 20 2014Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Nov 21 2014Brief of respondents Andy Kerr, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 21 2014Brief amici curiae of Texas, et al. filed.
Nov 21 2014Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Nov 21 2014Brief amici curiae of National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center, et al. filed.
Dec 2 2014Reply of petitioner John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado filed.
Dec 3 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Jun 25 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 29, 2015.
Jun 30 2015Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Comm’n, 576 U. S. ___ (2015).
Aug 3 2015JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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