|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-988||Wash. Ct. App.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether the prior-substantiation doctrine—which makes a commercial speaker liable if it lacks adequate “substantiation” for its factual claims before making them in an advertisement, even if the speech is never proven to be false—violates the First Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 10 2019||Application (19A646) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 1, 2020 to February 3, 2020, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Dec 10 2019||Application (19A646) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until February 3, 2020.|
|Feb 03 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 9, 2020)|
|Feb 12 2020||Waiver of right of respondent State of Washington to respond filed.|
|Feb 19 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/6/2020.|
|Feb 27 2020||Response Requested. (Due March 30, 2020)|
|Feb 28 2020||Brief amici curiae of Robert M McKenna and Michael C Turpen filed.|
|Mar 06 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 30, 2020 to May 29, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 10 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 29, 2020.|
|Mar 11 2020||Brief amici curiae of Goldwater Institute; Cato Institute; Reason Foundation filed.|
|Mar 27 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Justice Center filed.|
|Mar 27 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.|
|Mar 30 2020||Brief amici curiae of Kentucky, et al. filed.|
|May 05 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 29, 2020 to June 29, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|May 06 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 29, 2020.|
|Jun 29 2020||Brief of respondent State of Washington in opposition filed.|
|Jul 13 2020||Reply of petitioners Living Essentials, LLC, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 15 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.|
|Oct 05 2020||Petition DENIED.|
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