|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether, to establish that a statement is a true threat unprotected by the First Amendment, the government must show that a “reasonable person” would regard the statement as a sincere threat of violence, or whether it is enough to show only the speaker‘s subjective intent to threaten.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 05 2018||Application (18A492) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 19, 2018 to January 18, 2019, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Nov 07 2018||Application (18A492) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until January 18, 2019.|
|Jan 18 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 21, 2019)|
|Jan 22 2019||Waiver of right of respondent Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to respond filed.|
|Jan 25 2019||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Jamal Knox.|
|Jan 30 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.|
|Feb 04 2019||Response Requested. (Due March 6, 2019)|
|Feb 28 2019||Brief of respondent Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in opposition filed.|
|Mar 05 2019||Affidavit of service and certificate of word count filed with respect to brief in opposition of respondent Pennsylvania.|
|Mar 06 2019||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.|
|Mar 06 2019||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Cato Institute and The Rutherford Institute.|
|Mar 06 2019||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Michael Render ("Killer Mike"),Erik Nielson, and Other Artists and Scholars and other Artists and Scholars.|
|Mar 06 2019||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Art Scholars and Historians.|
|Mar 12 2019||Reply of petitioner Jamal Knox filed.|
|Mar 20 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.|
|Apr 15 2019||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Michael Render, et al. GRANTED.|
|Apr 15 2019||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers GRANTED.|
|Apr 15 2019||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Cato Institute, et al. GRANTED.|
|Apr 15 2019||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Art Scholars and Historians GRANTED.|
|Apr 15 2019||Petition DENIED.|
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