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Gear v. Wisconsin State Legislature

Application for stay denied on Oct. 26, 2020.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20A65 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should stay, pending appeal, a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit suspending a rule allowing Wisconsin voters who request absentee ballots but do not receive them in time to return them by mail to instead return them electronically.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 13 2020Application (20A65) to vacate stay, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Oct 14 2020Response to application (20A65) requested by Justice Kavanaugh, due Friday, October 16, 2020, by noon ET.
Oct 16 2020Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Tony Evers, Governor of Wisconsin.
Oct 16 2020Response to application from respondent Wisconsin State Legislature filed.
Oct 16 2020Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Election Law Scholars.
Oct 16 2020Response to application from respondents Chrystal Edwards, et al. filed.
Oct 26 2020Application (20A65) referred to the Court.
Oct 26 2020Application (20A65) denied by the Court.