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Turzai v. League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1700 Penn. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Pennsylvania Constitution’s substantive provisions and whatever interpretation Pennsylvania courts afford them, however atextual, can restrict time, place and manner rules Pennsylvania’s lawmakers have passed to govern congressional elections pursuant to the elections clause of the United States Constitution; and (2) whether the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which has no lawmaking authority, may, consistent with the elections clause, adopt a redistricting plan as a remedy solely for state-law violations and, if so, whether it may, consistent with the elections clause, craft redistricting wholesale in creating that remedy.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 13 2018Application (17A1120) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 22, 2018 to June 21, 2018, submitted to Justice Alito.
Apr 16 2018Application (17A1120) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until June 21, 2018.
Jun 21 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 25, 2018)
Jul 17 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 25, 2018 to September 24, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 24, 2018.
Jul 25 2018Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
 
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