|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.|
It's official: In the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, our readers have chosen CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN as the greatest justice in history. The author of Brown v. Board, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona defeated top-seeded John Marshall in the final round.
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/04/the-great-chief-and-the-super-chief-a-final-showdown-in-supreme-court-march-madness/
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NEW: The Supreme Court will issue opinion(s?) next Thursday April 22. We’re still waiting on decisions in the ACA case and Fulton v. City of Philadelphia about religious liberty and LGBT rights.
Four Democrats unveiled legislation today to expand the size of the Supreme Court from nine justices to 13 -- but Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate quickly threw cold water on the proposal.
Here's our report from @jamesromoser:
Bill to enlarge the Supreme Court faces dim prospects in Congress - SCOTUSblog
Four congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court from ...
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Senator Markey (D-Ma) is delivering remarks right now in front of the Supreme Court introducing the Judiciary Act of 2021 to expand the court to 13 justices. He’s flanked by Chairman of House Judiciary, Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Hank Johnson (D-Ga).
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here:
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