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Delaware Strong Families v. Denn

Petition for certiorari denied on June 28, 2016
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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 30 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 2, 2016)
Apr 20 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 1, 2016.
Apr 29 2016Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.
May 2 2016Brief amici curiae of The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, et al. filed.
May 2 2016Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Institute for Justice filed.
May 16 2016Brief of respondents Matthew Denn, Attorney General of Delaware, et al. in opposition filed.
May 27 2016Reply of petitioner Delaware Strong Families filed. (Distributed)
May 31 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2016.
Jun 14 2016Rescheduled.
Jun 20 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.
Jun 27 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 27, 2016.
Jun 28 2016Petition DENIED. Justice Alito would grant the petition for a writ of certiorari. Justice Thomas dissenting (Detached Opinion).