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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County. Ronald Mann has our preview.
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Reniff v. Hrdlicka

Petition for certiorari denied on February 21, 2012

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-651 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether the First Amendment provides commercial publishers with a right to demand that jail and prison administrators distribute their unsolicited publications to inmates; and (2) whether it is consistent with federalism and separation of powers concerns for federal courts to order elected county sheriffs to distribute unsolicited commercial publications to inmates, based on an evaluation of the content of the publications, and the number of publications the publisher is seeking to distribute, in each particular case.

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Certiorari-stage documents

 
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