|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|13-231||4th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2013|
Issue: Whether Virginia’s requirement that signatures offered on ballot access petitions be witnessed by Virginia residents is narrowly tailored to furthering Virginia’s compelling interest in policing election fraud through ensuring that the Commonwealth has the resources to confirm the identity, age and felony status of any potential signature witness and has the power to compel a witness’s appearance in the event of an investigation or prosecution.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 16 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 19, 2013)|
|Aug 28 2013||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 18, 2013.|
|Sep 19 2013||Brief amici curiae of Oklahoma, et al. filed.|
|Oct 17 2013||Brief of respondents Libertarian Party of Virginia, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Oct 31 2013||Record received.|
|Oct 31 2013||Record received. (Distributed)|
|Oct 31 2013||Reply of petitioners Charles Judd, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 4 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 26, 2013.|
|Dec 2 2013||Petition DENIED.|
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