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Blumenthal v. Trump

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-5 D.C. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether legislators have standing to seek judicial relief when their votes have been “completely nullified” under Raines v. Byrd.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 06 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 10, 2020)
Jul 30 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 10, 2020 to September 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 31 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 9, 2020.
Aug 07 2020Amicus brief of The Niskanen Center submitted.
 
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