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Thompson v. Marietta Education Association

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1019 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether it violates the First Amendment to designate a labor union to represent and speak for public-sector employees who object to its advocacy on their behalf; and (2) whether Minnesota State Board for Community Colleges v. Knight, which upheld a Minnesota restriction on participation in "meet and confer" sessions to the faculty’s exclusive representative, should be overruled.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 22 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 1, 2021)
Feb 09 2021Waiver of Marietta Education Association, et al. of right to respond not accepted for filing. (February 09, 2021)
Feb 09 2021Waiver of right of respondent Marietta City School District Board of Education to respond filed.
Feb 09 2021Waiver of right of respondent Marietta Education Association to respond filed.
Feb 15 2021Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Justice Center filed. (Distributed)
Feb 16 2021Brief amicus curiae of Goldwater Institute filed.
Feb 17 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/5/2021.
Feb 23 2021Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 25 2021Brief amicus curiae of The Cato Institute filed.
Feb 25 2021Brief amicus curiae of Competitive Enterprise Institute filed.
Feb 25 2021Brief amicus curiae of National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation filed.
Feb 27 2021Brief amici curiae of Public Policy Research Organizations and Advocacy Groups filed.
Mar 01 2021Response Requested. (Due March 31, 2021)
Mar 01 2021Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.
Mar 01 2021Brief amicus curiae of The Fairness Center filed.
Mar 01 2021Brief amicus curiae of Freedom Foundation filed.
Mar 08 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 31, 2021 to April 30, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 09 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 30, 2021, for all respondents.