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Mckesson v. Doe

Petition dismissed pursuant to Rule 46 on March 23, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-730 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

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 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)
Oct 25 2019Application (19A458) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 6, 2019 to December 6, 2019, submitted to Justice Alito.
Oct 25 2019Application (19A458) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until December 6, 2019.
Dec 06 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 9, 2020)
Jan 08 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Police Association filed.
Mar 04 2020Motion to dismiss the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 46.2 filed.
Mar 23 2020Petition Dismissed - Rule 46.