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Thompson v. Hebdon

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19-122 9th Cir. Not Argued Nov 25, 2019 n/a Per Curiam OT 2019

Holding: The judgment is vacated, and the case is remanded for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to revisit whether Alaska’s political contribution limits are consistent with this Court’s First Amendment precedents.

Judgment: Granted, vacated, and remanded in a per curiam opinion on November 25, 2019. Justice Ginsburg filed a statement.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
May 02 2019Application (18A1132) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 21, 2019 to June 20, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
May 03 2019Application (18A1132) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until June 20, 2019.
Jun 05 2019Application (18A1132) to extend further the time from June 20, 2019 to July 20, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jun 06 2019Application (18A1132) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until July 20, 2019.
Jul 22 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 26, 2019)
Aug 13 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 26, 2019 to September 25, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 15 2019Letter of August 8, 2019, regarding substitution of parties under Rule 35 received from counsel for the respondents.
Aug 16 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 25, 2019.
Aug 26 2019Brief amici curiae of The National Republican Senatorial Committee, et al. filed.
Aug 26 2019Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and the Institute for Justice filed.
Aug 26 2019Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Free Speech filed.
Sep 25 2019Brief of respondents Heather Hebdon, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 09 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/1/2019.
Oct 09 2019Reply of petitioners David Thompson, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 04 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/8/2019.
Nov 12 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.
Nov 18 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/22/2019.
Nov 25 2019The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the judgment of the Court of Appeals is vacated, and the case is remanded for that court to revisit whether Alaska's contribution limits are consistent with our First Amendment precedents. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion) Statement of Justice Ginsburg. (Detached Opinion)
Dec 27 2019JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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