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Jarvis v. Cuomo

Petition for certiorari denied on February 27, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-753 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 16

Issues: (1) Whether the First Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the State of New York from compelling an entire profession, namely individuals who operate family daycare businesses, to accept a mandatory representative for lobbying and contracting with the State over regulations and policies that affect that profession; and (2) whether a private party that violates a citizen's First Amendment rights is immune from liability for damages under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 if that party acted with a “good faith” belief that its unconstitutional conduct was lawful.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 9 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 9, 2017)
Dec 14 2016Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.
Dec 29 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 23, 2017, for all respondents.
Jan 6 2017Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, et al. filed.
Jan 9 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.
Jan 17 2017Brief of respondents Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York, et al. in opposition filed.
Jan 18 2017Brief of respondent Civil Service Employees Association, Local 1000 AFSCME, AFL-CIO in opposition filed.
Jan 31 2017Reply of petitioners Mary Jarvis, et al. filed.
Feb 8 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 24, 2017.
Feb 27 2017Petition DENIED.
 
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