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Center for Competitive Politics v. Harris

Petition for certiorari denied on November 9, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-152 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: (1) Whether a state official’s demand for all significant donors to a nonprofit organization, as a precondition to engaging in constitutionally-protected speech, constitutes a First Amendment injury; and (2) whether the “exacting scrutiny” standard applied in compelled disclosure cases permits state officials to demand donor information based upon generalized “law enforcement” interests, without making any specific showing of need.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 30 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 2, 2015)
Aug 4 2015Consent to the filing of amicus cuirae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Aug 14 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 2, 2015.
Aug 31 2015Brief amici curiae of The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, et al. filed.
Sep 1 2015Brief amici curiae of American Target Advertising, Inc., et al. filed.
Sep 1 2015Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Sep 2 2015Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed.
Sep 2 2015Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Sep 2 2015Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Sep 2 2015Brief amicus curiae of Philanthropy Roundtable filed.
Sep 2 2015Brief amici curiae of Arizona, et al. filed.
Oct 2 2015Brief of respondent Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General of California in opposition filed.
Oct 20 2015Reply of petitioner Center for Competitive Politics filed. (Distributed)
Oct 21 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 6, 2015.
Nov 9 2015Petition DENIED.
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