Decided

No. 19-518

Colorado Department of State v. Micheal Baca, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

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Docket Entries

Judgment REVERSED for the reasons set forth in Chiafalo v. Washington, 591 U. S. ___ (2020). Opinion per curiam. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the decision of this case. Justice Thomas concurs in the judgment for the reasons stated in his separate opinion in Chiafalo v. Washington, 591 U. S. ___ (2020).

Argued. For petitioner: Philip J. Weiser, Attorney General, Denver, Colo. For respondents: Jason Harrow, Los Angeles, Cal.

Reply of Presidential Electors Baca, et al. filed. (Distributed)

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.

RESCHEDULED FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Argument to be rescheduled for May 2020.

Brief amici curiae of Campaign Legal Center and Issue One filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of The Republican National Committee filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Interested Legal Scholar filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae and appendix of Professor Robert W. Bennett filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of South Dakota and 44 States and the District of Columbia filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Colorado Republican Committee filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of The Colorado Democratic Party filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed. (Distributed)

Amicus brief of The Colorado Democratic Party not accepted for filing. (April 08, 2020)

ORAL ARGUMENT POSTPONED.

Brief amici curiae of Presidential Electors Mary Beth Corsentino, Stratton Rollins Heath, Jr., and Celeste Landry filed. (Distributed)

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner.

Brief of Colorado Department of State filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Letter from Clerk of Court to counsel of record noting that Justice Sotomayor will not continue to participate in this case.

This case in no longer consolidated with No. 19-465, Chiafalo v. Washington, and one hour is allotted for oral argument in this case. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration of this order.

Brief amicus curiae of Making Every Vote Count Foundation in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Michael T. Morley in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Vinz Koller filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Jerry H. Goldfeder filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Professor Edward B. Foley in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Michael L. Rosin, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Professor Derek T. Muller in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Independence Institute filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Citizens for Self-Governance filed. VIDED.

Brief of Presidential Electors filed. VIDED.

The record of the USCA 10th Circuit is available on PACER.

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 10th Circuit.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (amended March 10, 2020).

Motion of Colorado Department of State to extend the time to file the joint appendix in No. 19-518 is granted and the time is extended to and including April 1, 2020.

Motion of Colorado Department of State for an extension of time to file the joint appendix in No. 19-518 filed.

Application (19A894) of Presidential Electors to file a consolidated opening brief on the merits in excess of the word limit is granted by Justice Sotomayor provided that the brief does not exceed 16,000 words. VIDED.

Application (19A894) of Presidential Electors to file a consolidated opening brief on the merits in excess of the word limit, submitted to Justice Sotomayor. VIDED.

Blanket Consent filed by Washington. VIDED.

Blanket Consent filed by Colorado Department of State. VIDED.

Blanket Consent filed Peter Bret Chiafalo, et al. and Micheal Baca, et al. VIDED.

Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Thomas E. Weaver GRANTED.

Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 19-465. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 19-465. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”

Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 19-465 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.

Reply of petitioner Colorado Department of State filed.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.

Brief amici curiae of South Dakota, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Interested Legal Scholar Robert M. Hardway filed.

Brief amicus curiae of National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Michael T. Morley in support of neither party filed.

Brief of respondent Micheal Baca in support filed.

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Colorado Department of State.

Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Thomas E. Weaver.

Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Micheal Baca.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 20, 2019)

Parties

Colorado Department of State, Petitioner, represented by Eric Reuel Olson

Micheal Baca, Respondent, represented by L. Lawrence Lessig

Micheal Baca, et al., Respondent, represented by Jason Seth Harrow

Washington, Respondent, represented by Noah Guzzo Purcell

Amici Curiae

Campaign Legal Center and Issue One, Amicus Curiae, represented by Tobias Samuel Loss-Eaton

Citizens for Self-Governance, Amicus Curiae, represented by Rita Martin Dunaway

Colorado Republican Committee, Amicus Curiae, represented by Julian Richard Ellis Jr.

Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew L. Schlafly

Independence Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by David Benjamin Kopel

Interested Legal Scholar, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jennifer Lynn Gilbert

Jerry H. Goldfeder, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jerry H. Goldfeder

Making Every Vote Count Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jerrold Joseph Ganzfried

Michael L. Rosin, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael Nicholas Donofrio

Michael T. Morley, Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael T. Morley

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Amicus Curiae, represented by James Bopp Jr.

Presidential Electors Mary Beth Corsentino, Stratton Rollins Heath, Jr., and Celeste Landry, Amicus Curiae, represented by Christopher Michael Lauvane Jackson

Professor Derek T. Muller, Amicus Curiae, represented by Ian Seth Speir

Professor Edward B. Foley, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jessica Ring Amunson

Professor Robert W. Bennett, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jack Samuel Tenenbaum

South Dakota and 44 States and the District of Columbia, Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul S. Swedlund

The Colorado Democratic Party, Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul R. Franke III

The Republican National Committee, Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael Eugene Toner

Thomas E. Weaver, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas E. Weaver

Vinz Koller, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew John Dhuey

 
Last updated: September 21, 2020