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Soto v. Texas

Petition for certiorari denied on February 21, 2023
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22-558 Tex. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issues: (1) Whether a law that criminalizes expressive speech is immunized from First Amendment scrutiny if it also criminalizes non-expressive conduct; and (2) whether a law that punishes the repeated sending of electronic communications with intent and likely result to "harass, annoy, alarm, abuse, torment, embarrass, or offend” another is unconstitutionally overbroad.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 13 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 18, 2023)
Jan 23 2023Waiver of right of respondent Texas to respond filed.
Jan 25 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/17/2023.
Feb 21 2023Petition DENIED.