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McCarthy v. Pelosi

Petition for certiorari denied on January 24, 2022
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-395 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether the speech-and-debate clause forecloses judicial review of the constitutionality of the proxy voting resolution in this action against the speaker of the house, the clerk and the sergeant-at-arms; and (2) whether the U.S. House of Representatives resolution allowing members to cast floor votes by proxy is unconstitutional.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 09 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 13, 2021)
Sep 27 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 13, 2021 to November 12, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 28 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted in part and the time is extended to and including November 9, 2021.
Oct 13 2021Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Nov 09 2021Brief of respondents Nancy Pelosi, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 19 2021Reply of petitioners Kevin Owen McCarthy, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 23 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/10/2021.
Dec 08 2021Rescheduled.
Jan 03 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/7/2022.
Jan 05 2022Rescheduled. (Docket updated January 10, 2022 - previous entry made in error)
Jan 10 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/14/2022.
Jan 18 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/21/2022.
Jan 24 2022Petition DENIED.