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Tully v. Okeson

Petition for certiorari denied on June 21, 2021
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1244 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issues: (1) Whether Indiana violates the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by giving voters age 65 and older the right to cast an absentee ballot by mail while requiring otherwise identical voters age 18 to 64 to cast their ballots in-person; and (2) whether, in circumstances where in-person voting presents special dangers, Indiana’s absentee voting scheme violates the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by burdening the right to vote of voters age 18 to 64.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 05 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 8, 2021)
Apr 08 2021Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Apr 08 2021Brief amici curiae of Twenty-Sixth Amendment Scholars filed.
Apr 08 2021Waiver of right of respondent Paul Okeson, et al. to respond filed.
Apr 14 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/30/2021.
Apr 21 2021Response Requested. (Due May 21, 2021)
May 21 2021Brief of respondents Paul Okeson, et al. in opposition filed.
May 28 2021Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
Jun 01 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/17/2021.
Jun 01 2021Reply of petitioners Barbara Tully, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 21 2021Petition DENIED.