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Lieu v. Federal Election Commission

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1398 D.D.C. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the federal statutory limit on contributions to political committees, 52 U.S.C. § 30116(a)(1)(C), comports with the First Amendment as applied to committees that make only independent expenditures.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 18 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 22, 2020)
Jun 29 2020Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Ted Lieu, et al.
Jul 21 2020Brief amicus curiae of Former FEC Commissioner, Ann M. Ravel filed.
Jul 22 2020Brief amici curiae of United States Senators filed.
Jul 22 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from July 22, 2020 to August 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jul 22 2020Brief amici curiae of States of Washington et al. filed.
Jul 22 2020Brief amici curiae of Christopher T. Robertson, et al. filed.
Jul 22 2020Brief amici curiae of Political Scientists filed.
Jul 22 2020Amicus brief of Legal Scholars of Campaign Finance not accepted for filing. (July 31, 2020)(Corrected version submitted)
Jul 22 2020Brief amicus curiae of Legal Scholars of Campaign Finance filed.(7/29/2020)
Jul 27 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including August 21, 2020.
Aug 12 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 21, 2020 to September 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including September 21, 2020.
Sep 21 2020Brief of respondent Federal Election Commission in opposition filed.
Sep 24 2020Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from October 7, 2020 to October 21, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 25 2020Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until October 21, 2020 granted.
Oct 21 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/6/2020.
Oct 21 2020Reply of Ted Lieu, et al. submitted.
 
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