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Bright v. Thomas

Petition for certiorari denied on July 9, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1201 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether a sign regulation containing an exception for on-premises signs, for which both commercial and noncommercial speech may qualify, violates the First Amendment under the Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Reed v. Town of Gilbert.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 16 2020Application (19A814) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 4, 2020 to April 3, 2020, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Jan 27 2020Application (19A814) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until April 3, 2020.
Apr 03 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 8, 2020)
May 01 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 8, 2020 to May 22, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 04 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 22, 2020.
May 22 2020Brief of respondent William Thomas in opposition filed.
Jun 05 2020Reply of petitioner Clay Bright, Commissioner of Tennessee Department of Transportation filed. (Distributed)
Jun 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/25/2020.
Jun 18 2020Supplemental brief of petitioner Clay Bright, Commissioner of Tennessee Department of Transportation filed. (Distributed)
Jun 23 2020Supplemental brief of respondent William Thomas filed. (Distributed)
Jul 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/8/2020.
Jul 09 2020Petition DENIED.
 
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