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Houston Community College System v. Wilson

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-804 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the First Amendment restricts the authority of an elected body to issue a censure resolution in response to a member’s speech.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 11 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 13, 2021)
Dec 30 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 13, 2021 to February 12, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 31 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 12, 2021.
Jan 13 2021Brief amicus curiae of Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund filed.
Jan 29 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 12, 2021 to March 22, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 01 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 22, 2021.
Mar 22 2021Brief of respondent David Buren Wilson in opposition filed.
Mar 26 2021Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
Mar 31 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.
Mar 31 2021Reply of petitioner Houston Community College System filed. (Distributed)