|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-1063||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should overrule the “actual malice” requirement it imposed on public figure defamation plaintiffs.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 01 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 8, 2021)|
|Feb 17 2021||Waiver of right of respondents Guy Lawson, et al. to respond filed.|
|Feb 24 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.|
|Mar 17 2021||Response Requested. (Due April 16, 2021)|
|Mar 23 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 16, 2021 to May 17, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 24 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 17, 2021.|
|May 17 2021||Brief of respondents Guy Lawson, et al. in opposition filed.|
|May 25 2021||Reply of petitioner Shkelzen Berisha filed.|
|Jun 01 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/17/2021.|
|Jun 21 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.|
|Jul 01 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2021.|
|Jul 02 2021||Petition DENIED. Justice Thomas, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion) Justice Gorsuch, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
NEW: SCOTUS agrees to take up NINE new cases, including Gonzalez v. Google, involving the scope of tech companies' immunity under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The order list is not yet posted on the court's website, but here is a link: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/100322ZOR.pdf
Today at SCOTUS: It's the opening day of the 2022-23 term. At 9:30 a.m. EDT, the court will issue orders, which may include cert grants from last week's "long conference." Then, at 10, the court will hear two arguments as Ketanji Brown Jackson takes the bench for the first time.
Goodbye SCOTUS, a fond farewell . . .
Goodbye SCOTUS, A Fond Farewell - Art Lien, Courtartist
Tomorrow begins a new term for the Court, and I won’t be there. My first visit to the Supreme Court was ...
And then there were four. (Photo from before yesterday's investiture of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, by the Supreme Court of the United States.)
Art Lien, AKA @Courtartist, retired over the summer after 45 years drawing the Supreme Court. For the last nine of those years, Art worked for SCOTUSblog. We're honoring his journalism with a retrospective on his work. Trust us, it's a feast for the eyes:
Forty-five years of visual journalism from a supremely talented court artist - SCOTUSblog
For 45 years, Arthur Lien witnessed, sketched, and recorded for posterity some of the Supreme Court's most historic ...
Justice Jackson's investiture ceremony has concluded. After the ceremony, she took the traditional walk down the court's front steps, accompanied by the chief justice. She also shared a moment with her husband, Patrick, on the plaza after the ceremony. Photos by @katieleebarlow.
Today at SCOTUS: The investiture of Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman to serve as a justice. Jackson was sworn in over the summer, so the investiture is purely ceremonial. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris reportedly are expected to attend the invite-only event at the court.