|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether courts may summarily close judicial proceedings and deny access to the official recordings of those proceedings without determining whether the First Amendment public access right attaches to them; and (2) whether Article 5.005 of Puerto Rico’s Judiciary Act of 2003, as construed by the Puerto Rico Supreme Court to require automatic closure of all domestic violence proceedings and the official recordings of those proceedings, violates the First Amendment public access right under Globe Newspaper Co. v. Superior Court.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 29 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 3, 2021)|
|Nov 11 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Asociación de Periodistas de Puerto Rico|
|Nov 23 2021||Letter pursuant to Rule 12.6 from counsel for petitioner filed.|
|Dec 02 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Colegio de Abogados y Abogadas de Puerto Rico filed.|
|Dec 03 2021||Brief amici curiae of Gannett Co., Inc., et al. filed.|
|Dec 03 2021||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Jack Jordan.|
|Dec 03 2021||Brief of respondents Olga E. Costas Rodríguez and Alfonso Ruiz Pérez, next of kin to Andrea Cristina Ruiz Costas in support filed.|
|Dec 03 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Overseas Press Club of Puerto Rico filed.|
|Dec 16 2021||Supplemental brief of petitioner Asociación de Periodistas de Puerto Rico filed.|
|Dec 22 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.|
|Jan 10 2022||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Jack Jordan GRANTED.|
|Jan 10 2022||Petition DENIED.|
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