Trump v. Knight First Amendment Institute

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-197 2nd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the First Amendment deprives a government official of his right to control his personal Twitter account by blocking third-party accounts if he uses that personal account in part to announce official actions and policies.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 20 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 21, 2020)
Sep 21 2020Brief of respondents Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 06 2020Reply of petitioners Trump, Donald J., President for the United States, et al. filed.
Oct 07 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/30/2020.
Oct 28 2020Rescheduled.
Nov 02 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/6/2020.
Nov 04 2020Rescheduled.
Nov 09 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/13/2020.
Nov 10 2020Rescheduled.
Nov 16 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/20/2020.
Nov 18 2020Rescheduled.
Nov 30 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/4/2020.
Dec 07 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.
Jan 04 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Jan 11 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/15/2021.
Jan 19 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/22/2021.
Jan 19 2021Supplemental Brief of Trump, Donald J., President for the United States, et al. submitted.
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