|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-1234||3d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: Whether a state's interest in “increas[ing] . . . information concerning those who support the candidates,” Buckley v. Valeo, permits it to condition a charity's publication of a nonpartisan voter education guide, which lists all candidates equally and makes no endorsements, upon the immediate and public disclosures of the names and addresses of individuals making unrelated donations over the previous four years.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 30 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 2, 2016)|
|Apr 20 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 1, 2016.|
|Apr 29 2016||Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.|
|May 2 2016||Brief amici curiae of The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, et al. filed.|
|May 2 2016||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Institute for Justice filed.|
|May 16 2016||Brief of respondents Matthew Denn, Attorney General of Delaware, et al. in opposition filed.|
|May 27 2016||Reply of petitioner Delaware Strong Families filed. (Distributed)|
|May 31 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2016.|
|Jun 14 2016||Rescheduled.|
|Jun 20 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.|
|Jun 27 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 27, 2016.|
|Jun 28 2016||Petition DENIED. Justice Alito would grant the petition for a writ of certiorari. Justice Thomas dissenting (Detached Opinion).|
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