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Armstrong v. Thompson

Petition for certiorari denied on October 11, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-35 D.C. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issue: Whether all (or nearly all) law enforcement officers are “public officials” under New York Times Co. v. Sullivan.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 6 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 5, 2016)
Jul 22 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 6, 2016.
Aug 5 2016Brief amicus curiae of Maryland Law Enforcement Officers, Inc. filed.
Aug 24 2016Brief of respondent Karen Thompson in opposition filed.
Sep 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Sep 7 2016Reply of petitioner William H. Armstrong filed. (Distributed)
Sep 22 2016Rescheduled.
Oct 3 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 7, 2016.
Oct 11 2016Petition DENIED.