|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-161||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issues: (1) Whether the First Amendment protects intimate associations absent expressive activity; (2) whether, if so, that protection exceeds what the due process clause provides; (3) whether sibling relationships can qualify as intimate absent cohabitation; and (4) whether liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for associational deprivation requires an intent to harm the protected association, rather than also encompassing incidental results.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 10 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 14, 2020)|
|Aug 27 2020||Waiver of right of respondent Robert Mann, et al. to respond filed.|
|Sep 02 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Sep 08 2020||Response Requested. (Due October 8, 2020)|
|Sep 18 2020||Brief of respondents Robert Mann, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Sep 25 2020||Reply of petitioners City of Sacramento, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 30 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.|
|Oct 19 2020||Petition DENIED.|
Tomorrow morning the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a pair of voting rights cases involving Section 2 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which prohibits policies or laws that result in racial discrimination in voting.
Missed the morning orders? @AHoweBlogger's got you covered. Read about the new grants including a review of Puerto Rico’s eligibility for a federal benefits program. Plus, she's got an overview of several high-profile petitions still under consideration.
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Good morning. It’s Monday, and it’s March!
At 9:30 a.m. EST, SCOTUS will release orders from Friday’s conference.
At 10:00, the court will consider an appointments clause challenge to administrative patent judges. More from George Quillin & Jeanne Gills.
Justices to consider appointments clause challenge to administrative patent judges - SCOTUSblog
The justices continue their light load for the February argument session next week. First up is Monday’s Unite...
BREAKING: SCOTUS orders California’s Santa Clara County to allow churches to hold indoor services. Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan dissent. Here’s the short shadow docket order.
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Just in: SCOTUS opinions expected next Thursday.
#SCOTUS website indicates that the Court will release orders from today's conference on Monday morning, March 1, at 9:30 am, with opinions again on Thursday, March 4, at 10 am. Justices will also hear oral arguments next week, including in Arizona voting dispute on Tuesday.
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