|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Jan 19, 2022
Issues: (1) Whether appellees have standing to challenge the statutory loan-repayment limit of 52 U.S.C. 30116(j); and (2) whether the loan-repayment limit violates the Free Speech clause of the First Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 02 2021||Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due August 6, 2021)|
|Aug 05 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Free Speech filed.|
|Aug 06 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Campaign Legal Center filed.|
|Aug 06 2021||Motion to affirm or dismiss filed by appellees Ted Cruz For Senate, et al.|
|Aug 25 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.|
|Aug 25 2021||Opposition to motion to affirm or dismiss filed by appellant Federal Election Commission.|
|Sep 30 2021||Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction is POSTPONED to the hearing of the case on the merits.|
|Nov 05 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Ted Cruz For Senate, et al.|
|Nov 15 2021||Brief of appellant Federal Election Commission filed.|
|Nov 15 2021||Joint appendix filed.|
|Nov 17 2021||ARGUMENT SET FOR Wednesday, January 19, 2022.|
|Nov 17 2021||Record requested from the U.S.C.A. D.C. Circuit.|
|Nov 17 2021||The record from the U.S.D.C. District of Columbia is electronic and located on Pacer.|
|Nov 19 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Public Citizen filed.|
|Nov 22 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.|
|Nov 22 2021||Brief amici curiae of Campaign Legal Center, et al. filed.|
|Nov 22 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law filed.|
|Dec 14 2021||CIRCULATED|
|Dec 15 2021||Brief of appellees Ted Cruz For Senate, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 20 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Public Policy Legal Institute filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 21 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Free Speech filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 22 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Senator Mitch McConnell filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 22 2021||Brief amicus curiae of New Civil Liberties Alliance filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 22 2021||Brief amici curiae of United States Senators Roy Blunt, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 22 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Protect the First Foundation filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 22 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Republican National Committee filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 06 2022||Reply of appellant Federal Election Commission filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 19 2022||Argued. For appellant: Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For appellees: Charles J. Cooper, Washington, D. C.|
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