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Chen v. Texas

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-497 Tex. Crim. App. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.