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John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy, Inc. v. Evers

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-388 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the government’s selective exclusion of members of the press from the incoming governor's official press conferences and briefings implicates the equal treatment guarantee of the First Amendment’s press clause, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 2nd and District of Columbia Circuits have held, or instead should be analyzed under the speech clause’s forum analysis, as the U.S. Court of Appeals for 7th Circuit below and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit have held.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 07 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 12, 2021)
Sep 29 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 12, 2021 to December 13, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 30 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted in part and the time is extended to and including November 9, 2021.
Oct 11 2021Brief amicus curiae of Atlantic Legal Foundation filed.
Oct 12 2021Brief amicus curiae of the Honorable Scott Walker filed.
Oct 12 2021Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Oct 12 2021Amicus brief of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence not accepted for filing. (October 13, 2021--Corrected version to be submitted)
Oct 12 2021Brief amici curiae of Goldwater Institute, et al. filed.