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Mckesson v. Doe

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1108 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the First Amendment and the Supreme Court’s decision in NAACP v. Claiborne Hardware Co. foreclose a state law negligence action making a leader of a protest demonstration personally liable in damages for injuries inflicted by an unidentified person’s violent act there, when it is undisputed that the leader neither intended, authorized, directed, nor ratified the perpetrator’s act nor engaged in or incited violence of any kind.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 05 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 9, 2020)
Apr 09 2020Brief of respondent Black Lives Matter Global Network, Inc. in support filed.
Apr 09 2020Amicus brief of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People not accepted for filing. (April 15, 2020)
Apr 09 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People filed.
Apr 09 2020Brief amici curiae of Floyd Abrams, et al. filed.
Apr 09 2020Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Free Speech filed.
Apr 09 2020Brief amicus curiae of Howard University Human and Civil Rights Clinic filed.
Apr 09 2020Brief amici curiae of First Amendment Scholars filed.
Apr 09 2020Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.
Apr 13 2020Waiver of right of respondent John Doe to respond filed.
Apr 28 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/15/2020.
May 11 2020Response Requested. (Due June 10, 2020)
May 29 2020Brief of respondent John Doe in opposition filed.
Jun 17 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Jun 19 2020Reply of petitioner DeRay McKesson filed. (Distributed)
 
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