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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Institute for Free Speech v. Becerra

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-793 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a state official’s demand for all significant donors to a nonprofit organization, as a precondition to engaging in constitutionally protected speech, constitutes a First Amendment injury; and (2) whether official demands for membership or donor information outside the electoral context should be reviewed under strict or exacting scrutiny.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 18 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 21, 2020)
Jan 14 2020Waiver of right of respondent Xavier Becerra, Attorney General of California to respond filed.
Jan 17 2020Letter of January 15, 2020 from counsel for petitioner received.
 
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