|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-575||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issue: Whether the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s prohibitions on calls made using an automatic dialing system or an artificial or prerecorded voice are unconstitutional content-based restrictions of speech, and if so whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in “remedying” that constitutional violation by broadening the prohibitions to abridge more speech.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 01 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 2, 2019)|
|Dec 02 2019||Brief of respondent United States filed.|
|Dec 02 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 2, 2019 to December 9, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 02 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 9, 2019.|
|Dec 02 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.|
|Dec 09 2019||Brief of respondent Steve Gallion in opposition filed.|
|Dec 20 2019||Reply of petitioners Charter Communications, Inc., et al. filed.|
|Dec 23 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.|
|Jul 08 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/8/2020.|
|Jul 09 2020||Petition DENIED. The Chief Justice took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
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