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Schwab v. Fish

Petition for certiorari denied on December 14, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-109 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether the Constitution prohibits Kansas from requiring applicants to provide proof of U.S. citizenship when registering to vote; and (2) whether Section 5 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 prohibits Kansas from requiring motor-voter applicants to provide proof of citizenship when registering to vote.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 28 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 2, 2020)
Aug 12 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 2, 2020 to November 2, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 2, 2020.
Sep 02 2020Brief amici curiae of States of Texas, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and West Virginia filed.
Sep 02 2020Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed.
Sep 02 2020Brief amicus curiae of Honest Elections Project filed.
Nov 02 2020Brief of respondents Steven Fish, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 16 2020Reply of petitioner Schwab, Scott filed. (Distributed)
Nov 17 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.
Dec 07 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.
Dec 14 2020Petition DENIED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.