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Scarnati v. Boockvar

Application for stay denied on Oct. 19, 2020, by an equally divided court. Justices Thomas, Alito, Gorsuch and Kavanaugh would grant the application.

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20A53 Pa. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should stay, pending appeal, a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court requiring the state to count mail-in ballots received up to three days after Election Day as long as they are not clearly postmarked after Election Day.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 28 2020Application (20A53) for a stay, submitted to Justice Alito.
Sep 29 2020Response to application (20A53) requested by Justice Alito, due Monday, October 5, by 3 p.m.
Sep 30 2020Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Bryan Cutler, et al.
Oct 02 2020Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Tom Ridge, et al.
Oct 05 2020Response to application from respondents Kathy Boockvar, et al. filed.
Oct 05 2020Response to application from respondent Luzerne County Election Board filed.
Oct 05 2020Response to application from respondents Pennsylvania Democratic Party, et al. filed.
Oct 05 2020Motion for leave to file amici brief and motion for leave to file brief in compliance with Rule 33.2 filed by Oklahoma, et al.
Oct 05 2020Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund.
Oct 05 2020Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Christian Family Coalition Florida, Inc.
Oct 06 2020Reply of applicants Joseph B. Scarnati III, et al. filed.
Oct 19 2020Application (20A53) referred to the Court.
Oct 19 2020Application (20A53) denied by the Court. Justice Thomas, Justice Alito, Justice Gorsuch, and Justice Kavanaugh would grant the application.
 
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