Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Abbott v. Perez. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in Animal Science Products Inc. v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Amy Howe again has our preview.

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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