Decided

No. 19-631

William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al. v. American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

See other cases from the Fourth Circuit.

Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kavanaugh, J., announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Alito, J. joined, and in which Thomas, J., joined as to Parts I and II. Sotomayor, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment with respect to severability and dissenting in part, in which Ginsburg and Kagan, JJ., joined. Gorsuch, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part and dissenting in part, in which Thomas, J., joined as to Part II.

Motion for leave to file amicus brief out of time filed by ACA International, Inc. DENIED.

Motion of ACA International, Inc. for leave to file amicus brief not accepted for filing. (May 26, 2020) (Dupilicate submission).

Motion for leave to file amicus brief out of time filed by ACA International, Inc. (Distributed)

Motion of ACA International, Inc. for leave to file amicus brief not accepted for filing. (May 20, 2020 - to be resubmitted in proper format.)

Argued. For petitioners: Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Roman Martinez, Washington, D. C.

Reply of petitioners William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al. filed. (Distributed)

ORAL ARGUMENT POSTPONED.

Amicus brief of Association of Credit & Collection Professionals (ACA) not accepted for filing. (April 28, 2020)

Brief amicus curiae of Midland Credit Management, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Facebook, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Healthcare Companies filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Free Speech filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Retail Energy Supply Association filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondents American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al.

Brief amici curiae of State of Indiana, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Fifteen Members of Congress filed.

Brief amici curiae of Public Citizen and Public Citizen Foundation filed.

Brief amici curiae of National Consumer Law Center, et al. in support of neither party filed.

Brief amici curiae of National League of Cities,et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Retail Litigation Center, Inc. and National Retail Federation filed supporting neither party.

Brief amici curiae of Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Student Loan Servicing Alliance filed.

The record from the U.S.C.A. 4th Circuit is electronic and located on PACER.

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 4th Circuit.

Joint appendix filed.

Brief of petitioners William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al. filed.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

Blanket Consent filed by Respondents, American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., et al.

Petition GRANTED.

Reply of petitioners William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al. filed.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.

Brief of respondents American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., et al. in support filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 16, 2019)

Application (19A271) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until November 18, 2019.

Application (19A271) to extend further the time from October 21, 2019 to November 18, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.

Application (19A271) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until October 21, 2019.

Application (19A271) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 19, 2019 to October 21, 2019, submitted to The Chief Justice.

Parties

William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al., Petitioner, represented by Jeffrey Bryan Wall

William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al., Petitioner, represented by Noel J. Francisco

American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., et al., Respondent, represented by Roman Martinez V

Amici Curiae

Association of Credit & Collection Professionals (ACA), Amicus Curiae, represented by Steven Gregory White

Cato Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert Lawrence Corn-Revere

Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, Amicus Curiae, represented by Shay Dvoretzky

Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Alan Jay Butler

Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Marc Rotenberg

Facebook, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul D. Clement

Fifteen Members of Congress, Amicus Curiae, represented by Keith James Keogh

Healthcare Companies, Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael Dietz Roth

Institute for Free Speech, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas William Parker Douglas

Institute for Justice, Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul Michael Sherman

Midland Credit Management, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Zachary Charles Schauf

National Consumer Law Center, Verizon, Consumer Federation of America, Amicus Curiae, represented by Tara Twomey

National League of Cities, National Association of Counties, U.S. Conference of Mayors, International City/County Management Association, and International Municipal Lawyers Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by John Michael Baker

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, Amicus Curiae, represented by Misha Tseytlin

Public Citizen and Public Citizen Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Scott Lawrence Nelson

Retail Energy Supply Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael Patrick Daly

Retail Litigation Center, Inc. and National Retail Federation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Joseph Russell Palmore

State of Indiana, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas M. Fisher

Student Loan Servicing Alliance, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jessica Lynn Ellsworth

 
Last updated: September 29, 2020