Breaking News
Enter your email address to subscribe to updates to this case (by doing so, you are accepting the terms in our privacy policy):

City of Austin, Texas v. Reagan National Advertising of Texas Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1029 5th Cir. Nov 10, 2021
TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issue: Whether the Austin city code’s distinction between on-premise signs, which may be digitized, and off-premise signs, which may not, is a facially unconstitutional content-based regulation under Reed v. Town of Gilbert.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 20 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 1, 2021)
Feb 08 2021Brief amici curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association, et al. filed.
Feb 25 2021Waiver of right of respondent Reagan National Advertising of Austin, Inc. to respond filed.
Mar 01 2021Brief amici curiae of Chambers of Commerce, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 03 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/19/2021.
Mar 12 2021Response Requested. (Due April 12, 2021)
Mar 17 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 12, 2021 to May 12, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 23 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 12, 2021.
May 12 2021Brief of respondents Reagan National Advertising of Austin, Incorporated, et al. in opposition filed.
May 26 2021Reply of City of Austin not accepted for filing. (May 28, 2021) (Corrected version submitted)
May 26 2021Reply of petitioner City of Austin filed.
Jun 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/17/2021.
Jun 21 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.
Jun 28 2021Petition GRANTED.
Aug 03 2021Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Reagan National Advertising of Austin, Inc.
Aug 03 2021Motion for an extension of time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits filed.
Aug 04 2021Letter requesting case caption correction filed by petitioner.
Aug 09 2021Motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is granted and the time is extended to and including August 13, 2021.
Aug 13 2021Brief of petitioner City of Austin filed.
Aug 13 2021Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs filed)
Aug 16 2021ARGUMENT SET FOR Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
Aug 17 2021Motion for an extension of time to file respondents' brief on the merits filed.
Aug 19 2021Brief amicus curiae of The American Planning Association in Support of Neither Party filed.
Aug 20 2021Amicus brief of Chambers of Commerce, Business Leagues, Environmental Organizations, and On-Premise Sign Associations not accepted for filing. (August 20, 2021)
Aug 20 2021Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Aug 20 2021Brief amici curiae of Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and Professor Genevieve Lakier filed.
Aug 20 2021Brief amici curiae of The National League of Cities; The U.S. Conference of Mayors; The International City/County Management Association; The International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.
Aug 20 2021Brief amicus curiae of International Sign Association filed.
Aug 20 2021Brief amici curiae of Land Developers, Chambers of Commerce, and Scenic Organizations filed.
Aug 20 2021Brief amicus curiae of Outfront Media Inc. filed.
Aug 20 2021Brief amici curiae of State of Florida, et al., filed.
Aug 20 2021Amicus brief of State of Florida, et al., submitted.
Aug 26 2021Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae, for divided argument, and for enlargement of time for oral argument filed.
Aug 31 2021Motion to extend the time to file respondents brief on the merits granted and the time is extended to and including September 22, 2021.
Sep 01 2021Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit.
Sep 01 2021The record from the U.S.C.A. 5th Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer.
Sep 21 2021CIRCULATED
Sep 22 2021Letter pursuant to Rule 35.3 received.
Sep 22 2021Brief of respondents Reagan National Advertising of Austin, LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)