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The Supreme Court will release orders from the March 22 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in PDR Network, LLC v. Carlton & Harris Chiropractic Inc.; Christopher Walker has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in The Dutra Group v. Batterton; Joel Goldstein has our preview.

Bauer v. Becerra

Petition for certiorari denied on February 20, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-719 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the exercise of a constitutional right may be conditioned on the payment of a special fee used to fund general law enforcement activities bearing no relation to the fee-payer's own conduct.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 20 2017Application (17A318) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 10, 2017 to November 9, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Sep 21 2017Application (17A318) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until November 9, 2017.
Nov 09 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 14, 2017)
Dec 14 2017Brief amicus curiae of National African American Gun Association filed.
Dec 14 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 14, 2017 to January 16, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 18 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 16, 2018.
Jan 16 2018Brief of respondents Xavier Becerra, Attorney General of California, et al. in opposition filed.
Jan 31 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/16/2018.
Jan 31 2018Reply of petitioners Barry Bauer, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 20 2018Petition DENIED.
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