|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|20-1072||6th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether and how the First Amendment applies to regulations that impede a person’s ability to place an initiative on the ballot.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 02 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 8, 2021)|
|Feb 08 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 8, 2021 to April 7, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Feb 09 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 7, 2021.|
|Mar 08 2021||Brief amici curiae of Direct Democracy Scholars, The Initiative and Referendum Institute and Citizens in charge filed.|
|Mar 11 2021||Brief of respondents Richard Michael DeWine, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 30 2021||Reply of petitioners Chad Thompson, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Mar 31 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/16/2021.|
|Apr 19 2021||Petition DENIED.|
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