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Barton v. Texas

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-430 Tex. Crim. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the criminalization of expressive electronic communications in Texas Penal Code § 42.07(a)(7) implicates the First Amendment; and (2) whether Texas Penal Code § 42.07(a)(7) is unconstitutionally overbroad.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 08 2022Application (22A138) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 6, 2022 to November 4, 2022, submitted to Justice Alito.
Aug 18 2022Application (22A138) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until October 6, 2022.
Aug 30 2022Application (22A207) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 27, 2022 to October 6, 2022, submitted to Justice Alito.
Sep 08 2022Application (22A207) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until October 6, 2022.
Sep 23 2022Application (22A207) to extend further the time from October 6, 2022 to November 4, 2022, submitted to Justice Alito.
Sep 23 2022Application (22A138) to extend further the time from October 6, 2022 to November 4, 2022, submitted to Justice Alito.
Sep 28 2022Application (22A207) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until November 4, 2022.
Sep 28 2022Application (22A138) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until November 4, 2022.
Nov 04 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 8, 2022)
Nov 16 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 8, 2022 to January 9, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 17 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 9, 2023.
Nov 30 2022Amicus brief of Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) submitted.