|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15-1412||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 16|
Issue: Whether the decision in Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. allows the government to place an imprimatur on private advertising and thereby render the advertisement government speech, stripping it of all First Amendment protection.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Apr 4 2016||Application (15A1026) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 18, 2016 to May 18, 2016, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|Apr 8 2016||Application (15A1026) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until May 18, 2016.|
|May 18 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 20, 2016)|
|Jun 15 2016||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including July 20, 2016.|
|Jun 20 2016||Brief amici curiae of First Amendment Lawyers Association, et al. filed.|
|Jul 20 2016||Brief of respondent School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida in opposition filed.|
|Aug 2 2016||Reply of petitioner David Benoit Mech filed.|
|Aug 10 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.|
|Oct 3 2016||Petition DENIED.|
It's official: In the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, our readers have chosen CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN as the greatest justice in history. The author of Brown v. Board, Loving v. Virginia, and Miranda v. Arizona defeated top-seeded John Marshall in the final round.
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/04/the-great-chief-and-the-super-chief-a-final-showdown-in-supreme-court-march-madness/
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NEW: The Supreme Court will issue opinion(s?) next Thursday April 22. We’re still waiting on decisions in the ACA case and Fulton v. City of Philadelphia about religious liberty and LGBT rights.
Four Democrats unveiled legislation today to expand the size of the Supreme Court from nine justices to 13 -- but Democratic leaders in both the House and Senate quickly threw cold water on the proposal.
Here's our report from @jamesromoser:
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Four congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court from ...
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Senator Markey (D-Ma) is delivering remarks right now in front of the Supreme Court introducing the Judiciary Act of 2021 to expand the court to 13 justices. He’s flanked by Chairman of House Judiciary, Jerry Nadler (D-NY), and Hank Johnson (D-Ga).
We've reached the final round of SCOTUS bracketology, and two illustrious chief justices are facing off for the championship. One wrote Marbury v. Madison. The other wrote Brown v. Board. Our full write-up on both finalists is here:
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