|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-333||10th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 16|
Issue: (1) Whether the government can seek to moot a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a statute by adopting a new non-enforcement policy during the pendency of litigation; (2) whether the government can later moot by voluntary cessation a subsequently filed lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a statute under which the government publicly threatened a party with prosecution; and (3) when a district court makes underlying findings of fact in the course of adjudicating a claim under the voluntary cessation doctrine, under what standard of review those findings should be examined on appeal.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 1 2016||Application (16A117) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 11, 2016 to September 10, 2016, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.|
|Aug 3 2016||Application (16A117) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until September 10, 2016.|
|Sep 12 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 17, 2016)|
|Oct 14 2016||Waiver of right of respondent Jeffrey R. Buhman to respond filed.|
|Oct 25 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 10, 2016.|
|Oct 26 2016||Response Requested . (Due November 25, 2016)|
|Nov 10 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 27, 2016.|
|Dec 27 2016||Brief of respondent Jeffrey R. Buhman in opposition filed.|
|Jan 3 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 19, 2017.|
|Jan 3 2017||Reply of petitioners Kody Brown, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 23 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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