|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-518||10th Cir.||May 13, 2020||Jul 6, 2020||8-0||Per Curiam||OT 2019|
Holding: The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit is reversed for the reasons stated in Chiafalo v. Washington.
Judgment: Reversed in a per curiam opinion on July 6, 2020. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the decision of this case. Justice Thomas concurred in the judgment for the reasons stated in his separate opinion in Chiafalo.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 16 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 20, 2019)|
|Oct 23 2019||Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Micheal Baca.|
|Nov 07 2019||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Thomas E. Weaver.|
|Nov 07 2019||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Colorado Department of State.|
|Nov 20 2019||Brief of respondent Micheal Baca in support filed.|
|Nov 20 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Michael T. Morley in support of neither party filed.|
|Nov 20 2019||Brief amici curiae of South Dakota, et al. filed.|
|Nov 20 2019||Brief amicus curiae of National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws filed.|
|Nov 20 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Interested Legal Scholar Robert M. Hardway filed.|
|Dec 04 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.|
|Dec 04 2019||Reply of petitioner Colorado Department of State filed.|
|Jan 13 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.|
|Jan 17 2020||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Thomas E. Weaver GRANTED.|
|Jan 17 2020||Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 19-465 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.|
|Jan 17 2020||Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 19-465. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 19-465. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”|
|Jan 27 2020||Blanket Consent filed Peter Bret Chiafalo, et al. and Micheal Baca, et al. VIDED.|
|Feb 11 2020||Blanket Consent filed by Colorado Department of State. VIDED.|
|Feb 11 2020||Blanket Consent filed by Washington. VIDED.|
|Feb 11 2020||Application (19A894) of Presidential Electors to file a consolidated opening brief on the merits in excess of the word limit, submitted to Justice Sotomayor. VIDED.|
|Feb 14 2020||Application (19A894) of Presidential Electors to file a consolidated opening brief on the merits in excess of the word limit is granted by Justice Sotomayor provided that the brief does not exceed 16,000 words. VIDED.|
|Feb 18 2020||Motion of Colorado Department of State for an extension of time to file the joint appendix in No. 19-518 filed.|
|Feb 20 2020||Motion of Colorado Department of State to extend the time to file the joint appendix in No. 19-518 is granted and the time is extended to and including April 1, 2020.|
|Feb 21 2020||SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (amended March 10, 2020).|
|Feb 26 2020||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 10th Circuit.|
|Feb 26 2020||The record of the USCA 10th Circuit is available on PACER.|
|Mar 02 2020||Brief of Presidential Electors filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 05 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Citizens for Self-Governance filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 06 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Professor Derek T. Muller in support of neither party filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 06 2020||Brief amici curiae of Michael L. Rosin, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 06 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Independence Institute filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 09 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Professor Edward B. Foley in support of neither party filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 09 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Jerry H. Goldfeder filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 09 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Making Every Vote Count Foundation in support of neither party filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 09 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Vinz Koller filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 09 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Michael T. Morley in support of neither party filed. VIDED.|
|Mar 10 2020||This case in no longer consolidated with No. 19-465, Chiafalo v. Washington, and one hour is allotted for oral argument in this case. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration of this order.|
|Mar 10 2020||Letter from Clerk of Court to counsel of record noting that Justice Sotomayor will not continue to participate in this case.|
|Mar 19 2020||CIRCULATED|
|Apr 01 2020||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner.|
|Apr 01 2020||Brief of Colorado Department of State filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 02 2020||Brief amici curiae of Presidential Electors Mary Beth Corsentino, Stratton Rollins Heath, Jr., and Celeste Landry filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 03 2020||ORAL ARGUMENT POSTPONED.|
|Apr 08 2020||Amicus brief of The Colorado Democratic Party not accepted for filing. (April 08, 2020)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Colorado Democratic Party filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Colorado Republican Committee filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amici curiae of South Dakota and 44 States and the District of Columbia filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amici curiae of Campaign Legal Center and Issue One filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amicus curiae and appendix of Professor Robert W. Bennett filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Interested Legal Scholar filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amicus curiae of The Republican National Committee filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Apr 08 2020||Brief amicus curiae of National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws filed. (Distributed)|
|Apr 13 2020||Argument to be rescheduled for May 2020.|
|Apr 15 2020||RESCHEDULED FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.|
|Apr 20 2020||Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.|
|May 01 2020||Reply of Presidential Electors Baca, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|May 13 2020||Argued. For petitioner: Philip J. Weiser, Attorney General, Denver, Colo. For respondents: Jason Harrow, Los Angeles, Cal.|
|Jul 06 2020||Judgment REVERSED for the reasons set forth in Chiafalo v. Washington, 591 U. S. ___ (2020). Opinion per curiam. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the decision of this case. Justice Thomas concurs in the judgment for the reasons stated in his separate opinion in Chiafalo v. Washington, 591 U. S. ___ (2020).|
|Aug 07 2020||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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