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Chen v. Texas

Petition dismissed pursuant to rule 46 on February 14, 2023.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-497 Tex. Crim. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issues: (1) Whether a law that criminalizes expressive speech is immunized from any First Amendment scrutiny if it also criminalizes non-expressive conduct; and (2) whether a law that punishes the repeated sending of electronic communications with intent and likely result to “harass, annoy, alarm, abuse, torment, embar- rass, or offend” another is unconstitutionally overbroad.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 22 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 28, 2022)
Dec 20 2022Waiver of right of respondent Texas to respond filed.
Jan 04 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/20/2023.
Jan 06 2023Response Requested. (Due February 6, 2023)
Jan 27 2023Brief of respondent Texas in opposition filed.
Feb 03 2023Stipulation to the dismissal of the case under Rule 46.1 filed.
Feb 14 2023Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.