Ward v. Thompson
Application for stay and injunction is denied on November 14, 2022. Justices Thomas and Alito would grant the application for stay and injunction.
Issue: Whether the court should block a subpoena from the Jan. 6 committee seeking the phone records of Kelli Ward, chair of the Arizona Republican Party.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders (key to color coding)|
|Oct 24 2022||Application (22A350) for a stay and injunction, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Oct 26 2022||Upon consideration of the application of counsel for the applicants, it is ordered that the October 22, 2022 order of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, case No. 22-16473, is hereby stayed pending further order of Justice Kagan or of the Court. Likewise, respondent T-Mobile USA, Inc. is temporarily enjoined from releasing the records requested by the House Select Committee pending further order of Justice Kagan or of the Court. It is further ordered that a response to the application be filed on or before Friday, October 28, 2022 by 5 p.m. (EDT).|
|Oct 28 2022||Letter of October 28, 2022, from counsel for respondent T-Mobile USA, Inc. filed.|
|Oct 28 2022||Response to application from respondent Bennie Thompson, et al. filed.|
|Oct 28 2022||Motion for leave to file brief of amicus curiae in support of applicants filed by America's Future, Free Speech Coalition, Free Speech Defense and Education Fund, U.S. Constitutional Rights Legal Defense Fund, and Conservative Legal Defense and Education Fund.|
|Nov 08 2022||Letter of November 8, 2022, from counsel for respondent T-Mobile USA, Inc. filed.|
|Nov 14 2022||Application (22A350) referred to the Court.|
|Nov 14 2022||Application (22A350) for stay and injunction presented to Justice Kagan and by her referred to the Court is denied. The order heretofore entered by Justice Kagan is vacated. Justice Thomas and Justice Alito would grant the application for stay and injunction.|