|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1184||3rd Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issues: (1) Whether federal courts have authority to save a state or local law from unconstitutionality by positing a limiting construction that has no state-law basis and contradicts governing authorities’ understanding of their own law; and (2) whether Pittsburgh’s buffer-zone ordinance violates the free speech clause.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 23 2020||Application (19A838) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from February 25, 2020 to March 26, 2020, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Jan 27 2020||Application (19A838) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until March 26, 2020.|
|Mar 26 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 29, 2020)|
|Apr 14 2020||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Nikki Bruni, et al.|
|Apr 28 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 29, 2020 to July 27, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 29 2020||Amicus brief of The National Legal Foundation, et al. not accepted for filing. (April 29, 2020)|
|Apr 29 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 27, 2020|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Professors filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amici curiae of State of West Virginia and 16 Other States filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Eleanor McCullen filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amici curiae of Forty Days for Life, et al. filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amici curiae of National Legal Foundation, et al. filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amici curiae of United States Senators and Representatives filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia filed.|
|Apr 29 2020||Amicus brief of Life Legal Defense Foundation not accepted for filing. (May 19, 2020)(Corrected submitted)|
|Apr 29 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Life Legal Defense Foundation filed. (5/15/2020)|
|Jul 14 2020||Waiver of City of Pittsburgh, et al. of right to respond not accepted for filing. (July 14, 2020)|
|Jul 29 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Sep 15 2020||Response Requested. (Due October 15, 2020)|
|Oct 15 2020||Brief of respondents City of Pittsburgh, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 03 2020||Reply of petitioners Nikki Bruni, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 04 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.|
|Nov 18 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Nov 30 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.|
|Dec 02 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Dec 07 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.|
|Dec 11 2020||Rescheduled.|
|Jan 04 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.|
|Jan 11 2021||Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Thomas respecting the denial of certiorari.|
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