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Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

Libertarian Party of Michigan v. Johnson

Petition for certiorari denied on December 16, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-421 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a state’s “sore loser” law barring a candidate who ran in one party’s primary from running under another party’s banner in the general election may constitutionally be applied to presidential elections.

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 30 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 4, 2013)
Oct 23 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 4, 2013.
Nov 4 2013Brief of respondent Republican Party of Michigan in opposition filed.
Nov 4 2013Brief amici curiae of Lisa Disch, et al. filed.
Nov 25 2013Waiver of right of respondent Ruth Johnson, Michigan Secretary of State to respond filed.
Nov 26 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 13, 2013.
Dec 16 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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