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City of Sacramento, California v. Mann

Petition for certiorari denied on October 19, 2020
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. ยง 1983 for associational deprivation requires an intent to harm the protected association, rather than also encompassing incidental results.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 10 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 14, 2020)
Aug 27 2020Waiver of right of respondent Robert Mann, et al. to respond filed.
Sep 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 08 2020Response Requested. (Due October 8, 2020)
Sep 18 2020Brief of respondents Robert Mann, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 25 2020Reply of petitioners City of Sacramento, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 30 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/16/2020.
Oct 19 2020Petition DENIED.