|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.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 28 2020||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 2, 2020)|
|Aug 12 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 2, 2020 to November 2, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Aug 13 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 2, 2020.|
|Sep 02 2020||Brief 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 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed.|
|Sep 02 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Honest Elections Project filed.|
|Nov 02 2020||Brief of respondents Steven Fish, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 16 2020||Reply of petitioner Schwab, Scott filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 17 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.|
|Dec 07 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.|
|Dec 14 2020||Petition DENIED. Justice Gorsuch took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.|
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