|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-1091||10th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issues: (1) Whether a government may ban expressive conduct without first trying to advance its interests using less speech-restrictive measures, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit held below, in conflict with decisions of the Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 9th Circuits; and (2) whether a government may ban all expressive conduct in or near roadways on the ground that doing so is necessary to eliminate the risk of traffic accidents, as the 10th Circuit held below, in conflict with decisions of the Supreme Court and the 1st, 4th and 9th Circuits.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 02 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 6, 2020)|
|Mar 17 2020||Waiver of right of respondent Sandy City, et al. to respond filed.|
|Mar 25 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/17/2020.|
|Apr 07 2020||Response Requested. (Due May 7, 2020)|
|May 01 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 7, 2020 to June 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 04 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 8, 2020.|
|Jun 08 2020||Brief of respondents Sandy City, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jun 23 2020||Reply of petitioner Steve Ray Evans filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 24 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Sep 04 2020||Letter of September 4, 2020 from counsel for petitioner filed.|
|Oct 05 2020||Petition DENIED.|
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Filing here: https://www.scotusblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/21A8-1.pdf
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