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California Democratic Party v. Jones

Docket No.: 99-401
Argued: April 24, 2000
Decided: June 26, 2000

Topics:

Association, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Equal Protection Clause, Fifteenth Amendment, First Amendment, privacy

Petitioner: California Democratic Party
Respondent: Jones

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 169 F.3d 646
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


530 U.S. 567 (2000)
Question:

Does California's voter approved Proposition 198, which changes its partisan primary from a closed primary to a blanket primary, violate political parties' First Amendment right of association?

California Democratic Party v. Jones
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 24, 2000

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for California Democratic Party, 2 vote(s) against

California Democratic Party v. Jones
Case Documents

1Opinion in California Democratic Party v. Jones
2Opinion in California Democratic Party v. Jones
Additional documents for this case are pending review.