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Republican Party of Minnesota v. White

Docket No.: 01-521
Certiorari Granted: Dec 3 2001
Argued: March 26, 2002
Decided: June 27, 2002

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, First Amendment, Miscellaneous, Article I, Bill of Rights, Due Process, Fair Labor Standards Act, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, abuse of discretion, pension plan, preliminary injunction, res judicata, sentencing guidelines, stare decisis

PartyNames: Republican Party of Minnesota, et al. v. Suzanne White, Chairperson, Minnesota Board of Judicial
Petitioner: Republican Party of Minnesota, et al.
Respondent: Suzanne White, Chairperson, Minnesota Board of Judicial

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Citation: 247 F.3d 854
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Republican Party of Minnesota, et al.
v.
Suzanne White, Chairperson, Minnesota Board of Judicial
536 U.S. 765 (2002)
Question:

Does the First Amendment permit the Minnesota Supreme Court to prohibit candidates for judicial election in that State from announcing their views on disputed legal and political issues?

Republican Party of Minnesota v. White
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 26, 2002

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Republican Party of Minnesota, 4 vote(s) against

Republican Party of Minnesota v. White
Case Documents

1Opinion in Republican Party of Minnesota v. White
2Opinion in Republican Party of Minnesota v. White
Additional documents for this case are pending review.