Decided

No. 17-333

O. John Benisek, et al., Appellants v. Linda H. Lamone, Administrator, Maryland State Board of Elections, et al.

from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland

Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Opinion per curiam.

Argued. For appellants: Michael B. Kimberly, Washington, D. C. For appellees: Steven M. Sullivan, Solicitor General, Baltimore, Md.

Reply of appellants O. John Benisek, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of State of Wisconsin filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of States of Michigan, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Senator Joseph B. Scarnati, III filed. (Distributed)

Record requested from the U.S.D.C Dist. of Maryland.

Brief of appellees Linda H. Lamone, et al. filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Brief amicus curiae of Professor Michael Kang filed.

Brief amici curiae of American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, et al. in support of neither party filed.

Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc. and Allied Educational Foundation in support of neither party filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Stephen M. Shapiro filed.

Brief amici curiae of Governors Lawrence Joseph Hogan Jr., Arnold A. Schwarzenegger, Joseph Graham "Gray" Davis Jr., and John R. Kasich filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Brennan Center for Justice at N.Y.U. School of Law filed.

Brief amici curiae of Campaign Legal Center and Southern Coalition for Social Justice in Support of Neither Party filed.

Brief amici curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association, National League of Cities, U.S. Conference of Mayors, International City/County Management Association, and the County of Santa Clara filed.

Brief amici curiae of Bipartisan Current and Former Members of Congress filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Common Cause filed.

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Brief of appellants O. John Benisek, et al. filed.

Joint appendix filed (4 volumes). (Statement of cost filed.)

Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Linda H. Lamone, et al.

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, O. John Benisek, et al.

Further consideration of the question of jurisdiction is POSTPONED to the hearing of the case on the merits.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/8/2017.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/1/2017.

Opposition to motion of appellants O. John Benisek, et al. filed.

Motion to affirm filed by appellees Linda H. Lamone, et al.

Order extending time to file response to the jurisdictional statement to and including October 31, 2017.

Motion to expedite consideration filed by appellants DENIED.

Reply to response in opposition to motion to expedite consideration of the jurisdictional statement from appellants filed.

Response in opposition to motion to expedite consideration of the jurisdictional statement from appellees filed.

Motion to expedite consideration of the jurisdictional statement filed by appellants.

Statement as to jurisdiction filed. (Response due October 2, 2017)

Parties

Amici Curiae

American Civil Liberties Union, Amicus Curiae, represented by Theresa Jeane Lee

Bipartisan Current and Former Members of Congress, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brianne Jenna Gorod

Common Cause, Amicus Curiae, represented by Emmet J Bondurant II

Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, Amicus Curiae, represented by Douglas R. Cox

Governors Lawrence Joseph Hogan Jr., Arnold A. Schwarzenegger, Joseph Graham "Gray" Davis Jr., and John R. Kasich, Amicus Curiae, represented by Colin Emmet Wrabley

International Municipal Lawyers Association, National League of Cities, U.S. Conference of Mayors, International City/County Management Association, and the County of Santa Clara, Amicus Curiae, represented by Gary Michael Parsons Jr.

Judicial Watch, Inc. and Allied Educational Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert D. Popper

Professor Michael Kang, Amicus Curiae, represented by Daniel F Kolb

Senator Joseph B. Scarnati, III, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jason Brett Torchinsky

State of Wisconsin, Amicus Curiae, represented by Misha Tseytlin

States of Michigan, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Aaron David Lindstrom

Stephen M. Shapiro, Amicus Curiae, represented by Alan B. Morrison

THE BRENNAN CENTER FOR JUSTICE AT N.Y.U. SCHOOL OF LAW, Amicus Curiae, represented by Vincent Gregory Levy

The Campaign Legal Center, The Southern Coalition for Social Justice, Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul March Smith

The Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, Lavelle Lemon, Marlon Reid, Celeste Sims, Patricia Smith, and Coley Tyson, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ezra David Rosenberg

 
Last updated: December 10, 2018