|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-281||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is counsel on a cert-stage amicus brief in support of petitioner in this case.
Issues: (1) Whether North Carolina statutes prohibiting Capital Associated Industries Inc.’s attorneys from providing legal assistance to its members violate the freedom of association guaranteed by the First and 14th Amendments; and (2) whether North Carolina statutes prohibiting Capital Associated Industries Inc.’s attorneys from providing legal assistance to its members are a content-based restriction on speech that must be reviewed under strict scrutiny.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jun 10 2019||Application (18A1321) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 18, 2019 to August 30, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Jun 19 2019||Application (18A1321) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until August 30, 2019.|
|Aug 30 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 3, 2019)|
|Sep 25 2019||Waiver of right of respondent North Carolina State Bar to respond filed.|
|Sep 25 2019||Waiver of right of respondents Josh Stein, Nancy Lorrin Freeman, and Avery Crump to respond filed.|
|Oct 01 2019||Brief amici curiae of N.C. Chamber Legal Institute, et al. filed.|
|Oct 02 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/18/2019.|
|Oct 02 2019||Brief amici curiae of Responsive Law and Scholars of Access to Justice filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 03 2019||Brief amicus curiae of The Employer Associations of America filed. (Distributed)|
|Oct 10 2019||Response Requested. (Due November 12, 2019)|
|Nov 12 2019||Brief of respondents Josh Stein, Nancy Lorrin Freeman, Avery Crump and the North Carolina State Bar in opposition filed.|
|Nov 26 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.|
|Nov 26 2019||Reply of petitioner Capital Associated Industries, Inc. filed.|
|Dec 16 2019||Petition DENIED.|
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