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Judd v. Libertarian Party of Virginia

Petition for certiorari denied on December 2, 2013
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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 16 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 19, 2013)
Aug 28 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 18, 2013.
Sep 19 2013Brief amici curiae of Oklahoma, et al. filed.
Oct 17 2013Brief of respondents Libertarian Party of Virginia, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 31 2013Record received.
Oct 31 2013Record received. (Distributed)
Oct 31 2013Reply of petitioners Charles Judd, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 4 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 26, 2013.
Dec 2 2013Petition DENIED.
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