|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the First Amendment restricts the authority of an elected body to issue a censure resolution in response to a member’s speech.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 11 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 13, 2021)|
|Dec 30 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 13, 2021 to February 12, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Dec 31 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 12, 2021.|
|Jan 13 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund filed.|
|Jan 29 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 12, 2021 to March 22, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 01 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 22, 2021.|
|Mar 22 2021||Brief of respondent David Buren Wilson in opposition filed.|
|Mar 26 2021||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.|
|Mar 31 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.|
|Mar 31 2021||Reply of petitioner Houston Community College System filed. (Distributed)|
It's official: In the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, our readers have chosen CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN as the greatest justice in history. The author of Brown v. Board, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona defeated top-seeded John Marshall in the final round.
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/04/the-great-chief-and-the-super-chief-a-final-showdown-in-supreme-court-march-madness/
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NEW: The Supreme Court will issue opinion(s?) next Thursday April 22. We’re still waiting on decisions in the ACA case and Fulton v. City of Philadelphia about religious liberty and LGBT rights.
Four Democrats unveiled legislation today to expand the size of the Supreme Court from nine justices to 13 -- but Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate quickly threw cold water on the proposal.
Here's our report from @jamesromoser:
Bill to enlarge the Supreme Court faces dim prospects in Congress - SCOTUSblog
Four congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court from ...
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Senator Markey (D-Ma) is delivering remarks right now in front of the Supreme Court introducing the Judiciary Act of 2021 to expand the court to 13 justices. He’s flanked by Chairman of House Judiciary, Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Hank Johnson (D-Ga).
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here:
Cast your vote below!
The “great chief” and the “super chief”: A final showdown in Supreme Court March Madness - SCOTUSblog
Forget Ali vs. Frazier, Celtics vs. Lakers, or Evert vs. Navratilova. It’s time for Marshall vs. Warren. After...
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