Ninth Circuit Taking Initiative Proponent Disclosure Case En Banc

The order is here.

Here is my post on the panel’s original decision, a decision which is wiped out by today’s grant of an en banc hearing:

            Breaking: Divided 9th Circuit Strikes Down CA Law Requiring Identity of Ballot Measure Proponents on Face of Petition

The vote on this point in Chula Vista Citizens for Jobs v. Norris was 2-1.  I expect this issue will go en banc and perhaps to the Supreme Court—with a decent chance of reversal.

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