Kansas v. Boettger

Petition for certiorari denied on June 22, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1051 Kan. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether the First Amendment prohibits a state from criminalizing threats to commit violence communicated in reckless disregard of the risk of placing another in fear.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 17 2019Application (19A697) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 23, 2020 to February 24, 2020, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Dec 17 2019Application (19A698) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 23, 2020 to February 24, 2020, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Dec 26 2019Application (19A698) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until February 24, 2020.
Dec 26 2019Application (19A697) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until February 24, 2020.
Feb 20 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 25, 2020)
Mar 12 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 25, 2020 to April 24, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 24, 2020.
Mar 25 2020Brief amici curiae of Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, et al. filed.
Mar 25 2020Brief amici curiae of Virginia, et al. filed.
Apr 17 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 24, 2020 to May 8, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 20 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including May 8, 2020.
May 05 2020Brief of Timothy C. Boettger, et al. in opposition not accepted for filing. (May 12, 2020)
May 05 2020Brief of respondents Timothy C. Boettger, et al. in opposition filed.
May 05 2020Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondents Timothy C. Boettger, et al.
May 14 2020Letter from counsel for petitioner waiving the 14-day waiting period under Rule 15.5 filed.
May 18 2020Reply of petitioner State of Kansas filed. (Distributed)
May 19 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/4/2020.
Jun 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/11/2020.
Jun 15 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/18/2020.
Jun 22 2020Motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed by respondents GRANTED.
Jun 22 2020Petition DENIED. Justice Thomas, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion).
 
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