|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-12||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2018|
Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel on an amicus brief in support of the petitioner in this case.
Issue: Whether public school teachers and coaches retain any First Amendment rights when at work and “in the general presence of” students.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 09 2018||Application (17A1086) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 25, 2018 to May 25, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|Apr 10 2018||Application (17A1086) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until May 25, 2018.|
|May 10 2018||Application (17A1086) to extend further the time from May 25, 2018 to June 24, 2018, submitted to Justice Kennedy.|
|May 15 2018||Application (17A1086) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until June 24, 2018.|
|Jun 25 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 1, 2018)|
|Jul 03 2018||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Joseph A. Kennedy.|
|Jul 23 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Thomas More Society filed.|
|Jul 24 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.|
|Jul 27 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 31 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 31, 2018.|
|Aug 01 2018||Brief amici curiae of Arizona, et al. filed.|
|Aug 01 2018||Brief amicus curiae of The Texas High School Coaches Association filed.|
|Aug 01 2018||Brief amici curiae of Members of Congress filed.|
|Aug 01 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Robert Cleckler Bowden filed.|
|Aug 01 2018||Brief amici curiae of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, et al. filed.|
|Aug 21 2018||Brief of respondent Bremerton School District in opposition filed.|
|Sep 05 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.|
|Sep 05 2018||Reply of petitioner Joseph A. Kennedy filed. (Distributed)|
|Sep 20 2018||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 01 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/5/2018.|
|Oct 02 2018||Rescheduled.|
|Oct 09 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/12/2018.|
|Oct 22 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/26/2018.|
|Oct 29 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/2/2018.|
|Nov 05 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/9/2018.|
|Nov 13 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/16/2018.|
|Nov 26 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/30/2018.|
|Dec 03 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/7/2018.|
|Dec 20 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.|
|Jan 07 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.|
|Jan 14 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.|
|Jan 22 2019||Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Alito, with whom Justice Thomas, Justice Gorsuch, and Justice Kavanaugh join, respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)|
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