|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-1598||1st Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2021|
Issues: (1) Whether a recording law, which makes it a felony for individuals to secretly record under any circumstances, is not facially overbroad under the First Amendment; and (2) whether a party challenging a speech suppressive law has the burden to precisely articulate every type of contemplated speech activity to satisfy ripeness for as-applied challenges.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 12 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 16, 2021)|
|May 17 2021||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Project Veritas Action Fund|
|Jun 11 2021||Waiver of right of respondent Rachael Rollins to respond filed.|
|Jun 15 2021||Amicus brief of Thomas More Society not accepted for filing. (Dupilicate submission)(June 17, 2021)|
|Jun 15 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Thomas More Society filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 16 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.|
|Jun 16 2021||Brief amicus curiae of CatholicVote.org Education Fund filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 16 2021||Brief amici curiae of Accuracy in Media, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 16 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Protect the 1st, Inc. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jul 06 2021||Response Requested. (Due August 5, 2021)|
|Jul 07 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 5, 2021 to October 4, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jul 08 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 4, 2021.|
|Sep 15 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 4, 2021 to October 15, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 16 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including October 15, 2021.|
|Oct 15 2021||Brief of respondent Rachael Rollins in opposition filed.|
|Oct 29 2021||Reply of petitioner Project Veritas Action Fund filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 02 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/19/2021.|
|Nov 22 2021||Petition DENIED.|
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