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Contest Promotions, LLC v. City and County of San Francisco, California

Petition for certiorari denied on May 29, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1152 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the First Amendment permits a municipality to ban all signs, of any kind, advertising off-premises commercial activity, without making any showing that the ban furthers a substantial government interest in a direct, material and tailored way.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 20 2017Application (17A672) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 15, 2018 to February 14, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Dec 27 2017Application (17A672) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until February 14, 2018.
Feb 14 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 19, 2018)
Feb 26 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Contest Promotions, LLC.
Feb 28 2018Waiver of right of respondent City and County of San Francisco to respond filed.
Mar 13 2018Brief amici curiae of Goldwater Institute and Mississippi Justice Institute filed.
Mar 14 2018Brief amici curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation and NFIB Small Business Legal Center filed.
Mar 16 2018Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
Mar 21 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.
Mar 23 2018Response Requested. (Due April 23, 2018)
Apr 23 2018Brief of respondent City and County of San Francisco in opposition filed.
May 07 2018Reply of petitioner Contest Promotions, LLC filed.
May 08 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.
May 29 2018Petition DENIED.
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