|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|14-434||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2014|
Issue: (1) Whether petitioners’ First Amendment challenge seeking an exemption from California's campaign-finance disclosure requirements is moot regarding (a) expunging past records, or (b) preventing further release of those records where the “court can fashion some form of meaningful relief” by (a) “ordering the Government to destroy or return any and all copies it may have in its possession,” Church of Scientology of California v. United States, or (b) “preventing further [government] disclosure,” United States v. Sells Engineering; (2) whether, if moot, the exemption challenge is “within the . . . exception for cases capable of repetition, yet evading review,” Federal Election Commission v. Wisconsin Right to Life; (3) whether the exemption challenge is ripe regarding future disclosure; and (4) whether petitioners are entitled to an exemption from challenged disclosure provisions.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 14 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 14, 2014)|
|Oct 23 2014||Waiver of right of respondents Debra Bowen, et al. to respond filed.|
|Nov 13 2014||Waiver of right of respondents Jan Scully, District Attorney for Sacramento County, et al. to respond filed.|
|Nov 25 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 12, 2014.|
|Nov 25 2014||Response Requested . (Due December 29, 2014)|
|Dec 8 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 28, 2015.|
|Dec 29 2014||Brief of respondents Jan Scully, District Attorney for Sacramento County, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Jan 21 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 20, 2015.|
|Jan 22 2015||Rescheduled|
|Jan 28 2015||Brief of respondents Alex Padilla, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Feb 9 2015||Reply of petitioners ProtectMarriage.com-Yes on 8, et al. filed.|
|Feb 11 2015||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 27, 2015.|
|Mar 2 2015||Petition DENIED.|
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