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Missouri Ethics Commission v. Free and Fair Election Fund

Petition for certiorari denied on April 22, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-896 8th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether, under the First Amendment, a state may prohibit political action committees from transferring money to other political action committees.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 26 2018Application (18A596) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 9, 2018 to February 7, 2019, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Dec 07 2018Application (18A596) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until January 8, 2019.
Jan 08 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 11, 2019)
Jan 23 2019Waiver of right of respondents Free and Fair Election Fund; Missourians for Worker Freedom; American Democracy Alliance; Herzog Services, Inc.; Farmers State Bank; John Elliott to respond filed.
Jan 24 2019Waiver of right of respondents Missouri Electric Cooperatives, Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives-PAC, Legends Bank, David Klindt to respond filed.
Feb 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.
Feb 13 2019Response Requested. (Due March 15, 2019)
Mar 15 2019Brief of respondents Free and Fair Election Fund, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 15 2019Brief of respondents Missouri Electric Cooperatives, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 29 2019Reply of petitioners Missouri Ethics Commission, et al. filed.
Apr 02 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/18/2019.
Apr 22 2019Petition DENIED.
 
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