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Case Lower court Cert. denied Cert. granted Oral arguments scheduled Ruling Vote
Johanns (formerly Veneman)
v.
Livestock Marketing Association

(lead case; consol. w/ Nebraska Cattlemen)
8th Circuit   Feb. 17, 2004 Dec. 8, 2004

Analysis

May 23, 2005

Analysis

6-3
Nebraska Cattlemen Inc.
v.
Livestock Marketing Association

(consol. w/ Johanns)
6th Circuit   Feb. 17, 2004 Dec. 8, 2004

Analysis

May 23, 2005

Analysis

6-3
Clingman
v.
Beaver
10th Circuit   Sept. 28, 2004 Jan. 19, 2005

Analysis

May 23, 2005

Analysis

6-3
Tory
v.
Cochran
California Court of Appeals   Sept. 28, 2004 March 22, 2005

Analysis

May 31, 2005

Analysis

7-2
Cutter
v.
Wilkinson
6th Circuit   Oct. 12, 2004 March 21, 2005

Analysis

May 31, 2005

Analysis

9-0
McCreary County, Ky.
v.
ACLU of Kentucky
6th Circuit   Oct. 12, 2004 March 2, 2005

Analysis

June 27, 2005

Analysis

5-4
Van Orden
v.
Perry
5th Circuit   Oct. 12, 2004 March 2, 2005

Analysis

June 27, 2005

Analysis

5-4
City of San Diego et al
v.
Roe
9th Circuit   -- -- Dec. 6, 2004
(per curiam)

Analysis

9-0
Garcetti
v.
Ceballos
9th Circuit Feb. 28, 2005

Analysis

Jackson
v.
Birmingham Board of Education
11th Circuit June 14, 2004 Nov. 30, 2004 March 29, 2005

News story

5-4
Multimedia Holdings Corp.
v.
Circuit Court of Florida
5th District Court of Appeal of Florida -- -- April 15, 2005 (single-justice opinion)

Analysis

--
Gonzales
v.
O Centro Espirita Beneficiente Uniao Do Vegetal
10th Circuit April 18, 2005

Analysis

Rumsfeld
v.
Forum for Academic
&
Institutional Rights
3rd Circuit May 2, 2005

Analysis

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios
v.
Grokster
9th Circuit Dec. 10, 2005 March 29, 2005 June 27, 2005

News story

9-0
Scheidler
v.
National Organization for Women
7th Circuit June 28, 2005

Analysis

Operation
Rescue
v.
NOW, et al.
7th Circuit June 28, 2005

Analysis

 
Stumbo
v.
Anderson
6th Circuit Nov. 1, 2004        
Portland Public Schools
v.
Settlegoode
9th Circuit Nov. 8, 2004        
American Teleservices Association
v.
FTC
10th Circuit Nov. 4, 2004        
Flynt
v.
Rumsfeld
D.C. Circuit Oct. 12, 2004        
Jones
v.
Delgado
10th Circuit Oct. 12, 2004        
Catholic Charities of Sacramento Inc.
v.
California
California Supreme Court Oct. 4, 2004        
Moore
v.
Judicial Inquiry Commission of the State of Alabama
Alabama Supreme Court Oct. 4, 2004        
Morris Communications
v.
PGA Tour
11th Circuit Oct. 4, 2004        
Montana Right
to Life Association
v.
Eddleman
9th Circuit Oct. 4, 2004        
Nader
v.
Serody
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Jan. 10, 2005        
Nordyke
v.
King
9th Circuit Oct. 4, 2004        
Blankenship
v.
Blackwell
Ohio Supreme Court Oct. 26, 2004        
Robart
v.
Alaska
Alaska Court of Appeals Oct. 12, 2004        
Osburn
v.
Georgia
11th Circuit Oct. 18, 2004        
Albuquerque
v.
Homans
10th Circuit Nov. 29, 2004        
Garter Belt Inc.
v.
Charter
Township of Van Buren,
Mich.
Michigan Court of Appeals Nov. 29, 2004        
Gilchrist
v.
Board of Review of Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
Oklahoma Supreme Court Nov. 29, 2004        
Koziara
v.
Seminole
County, Fla.
Florida Court of Appeals Nov. 29, 2004        
American
Family
Association Inc.
v.
FCC
D.C. Circuit Nov. 29, 2004        
Church of American Knights of Ku Klux Klan
v.
Kelly
2nd Circuit Dec. 6, 2004        
Akers
v.
McGinnis
6th Circuit Dec. 6, 2004        
Howard
v.
Columbia, Mo., Public School District
8th Circuit Dec. 22, 2004        
McKee
v.
Casselberry,
Fla.
Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Dec. 22, 2004        
Rahn
v.
Robb
8th Circuit Jan. 10, 2005        
Rose
v.
Planned Parenthood of South Carolina
4th Circuit Jan. 24, 2005        
Cobb LLC
v.
Marietta, Ga.
Georgia Superior Court Jan. 10, 2005        
Friends of Falun Gong
v.
Pacific Culture Enterprise Inc.
2nd Circuit Jan. 10, 2005        
Ober
v.
Brown
3rd Circuit Jan. 10, 2005        
Serrato
v.
Kaplan
6th Circuit Jan. 10, 2005        
Moye, O’Brien, O’Rourke,
Hogan &
Pickert
v.
National Railroad Passenger
Corp.
11th Circuit Jan. 24, 2005        
Lighthouse Institute for Evangelism Inc.
v.
Long Branch, N.J.
3rd Circuit Jan. 24, 2005        
DeWaal
v.
Alston
10th Circuit Feb. 22, 2005        
Surfside
v.
Midrash Sephardi
11th Circuit Feb. 22, 2005        
Williams
v.
Alabama
11th Circuit Feb. 22, 2005        
Nader
v.
Connor
5th Circuit March 21, 2005
McGuire
v.
Reilly
1st Circuit April 18, 2005
Nissan Motor Co.
v.
Nissan
Computer
Corp.
9th Circuit April 18, 2005
Video Management
Inc.
v.
Charleston Board of
Zoning Appeals
South Carolina Supreme Court April 18, 2005
Battle
v.
Virginian-Pilot
Virginia Supreme Court Feb. 22, 2005
Bellecourt
v.
Cleveland, Ohio
Ohio Supreme Court May 16, 2005
Cotter
v.
Portland, Ore.
Oregon Court of Appeals Feb. 22, 2005
O’Hanian
v.
California
Appellate Division, Superior Court of California Feb. 22, 2005
Troy Publishing Co.
v.
Norton
Pennsylvania Supreme Court March 28, 2005
Virginia Department of State Police
v.
Washington Post
4th Circuit March 28, 2005
Porter
v.
Ascension
Parish School Board
5th Circuit May 31, 2005
Isaacks
v.
New Times
Texas Supreme Court June 6, 2005
Miller
v.
United States
D.C. Circuit June 27, 2005
Cooper
v.
United States
D.C. Circuit June 27, 2005
Media General
v.
FCC
3rd Circuit June 13, 2005
National Association of Broadcasters
v.
FCC
3rd Circuit June 13, 2005
Tribune Co. v. FCC 3rd Circuit June 13, 2005
Newspaper Association of America v. FCC 3rd Circuit June 13, 2005
FCC v. Prometheus Radio Project 3rd Circuit June 13, 2005
Sinclair Broadcast Group v. FCC 3rd Circuit June 13, 2005
DeWeese
v.
ACLU
6th Circuit June 28, 2005
Great Falls
v.
Wynne
4th Circuit June 28, 2005
Adams County School Board
v.
Baker
6th Circuit June 28, 2005
Johnson
v.
Baker
6th Circuit June 28, 2005
Harlan County
v.
ACLU
6th Circuit June 28, 2005


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