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Clayton v. Niska

Petition for certiorari denied on February 23, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-443 Minn. Ct. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether a state statute banning false political speech is narrowly tailored to meet a compelling state interest when such ban covers both implicit and indirect claims of political support.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 15 2014Application (14A302) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 23, 2014 to October 15, 2014, submitted to Justice Alito.
Sep 18 2014Application (14A302) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until October 15, 2014.
Oct 15 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 17, 2014)
Nov 10 2014Waiver of right of respondent Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings to respond filed.
Nov 12 2014Waiver of right of respondent Harry Niska to respond filed.
Nov 25 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 12, 2014.
Dec 2 2014Response Requested . (Due January 5, 2015)
Jan 5 2015Brief of respondent Harry Niska in opposition filed.
Jan 5 2015Letter received from counsel for Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings("OAH").
Jan 20 2015Reply of petitioner Bonn Clayton filed. (Distributed)
Jan 21 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2015.
Feb 23 2015Petition DENIED.