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Arneson v. 281 Care Committee

Petition for certiorari denied on March 23, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-779 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether and to what extent false statements of fact, which are designed to deceive voters, are protected by the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 30 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2015)
Jan 5 2015Waiver of right of respondents 281 Care Committee, et al. to respond filed.
Jan 14 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2015.
Jan 15 2015Response Requested . (Due February 17, 2015)
Feb 17 2015Brief of respondents 281 Care Committee, et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 27 2015Reply of petitioners Ross Arneson, in His Official Capacity as County Attorney For Blue Earth County, Minnesota, or His Successor, et al. filed.
Mar 4 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 20, 2015.
Mar 23 2015Petition DENIED.
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