|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.|
A majority of the Supreme Court seems inclined to uphold Mississippi's 15-week abortion law, but the six conservative justices appear divided about whether to entirely overrule Roe v. Wade. @AHoweBlogger's first take from this morning's argument:
Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks - SCOTUSblog
It has been nearly 30 years since the Supreme Court’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirme...
Starting momentarily: Oral argument in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case involving Mississippi’s attempt to ban nearly all abortions after 15 weeks. The state has asked the court to overturn Roe v. Wade. We’ll be live-tweeting the argument here in this thread.
Twenty minutes before the start of oral argument, here’s the scene outside the Supreme Court.
Photos by @katieleebarlow.
TODAY AT SCOTUS: The case that could determine the future of abortion in America. Oral argument begins at 10 a.m. EST. We'll be live-tweeting the full argument. You can also listen live here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/live.aspx.
Here's our preview from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/11/roe-v-wade-hangs-in-balance-as-reshaped-court-prepares-to-hear-biggest-abortion-case-in-decades/
Our cross-platform coverage of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization includes, of course, TikTok. Follow us there if you don't already! And tune in for @katieleebarlow's live dispatch from outside the court tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. EST.
SCOTUS was inundated with "friend of the court" briefs -- more than 140 of them -- in the abortion case being heard tomorrow. We reviewed them all. Here's a guide to the many arguments being pushed by academics, politicians, & interest groups in the case.
We read all the amicus briefs in Dobbs so you don’t have to - SCOTUSblog
More than 140 amicus briefs were filed in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the potentially momentou...