June 01, 2010

Temporary Setback in Seeking Stay in Arizona Case?

The Court's order is here. It looks to me like this is a temporary setback, and I expect that momentarily this stay application will be renewed.
In addition, the fact that the Court invited the plaintiffs to refile this stay application making the correct representations rather than denying it summarily suggests strongly to me that at least some of the Justices are interested in the merits of the case.
The upshot is that if the Court grants the stay and grants cert., it would likely not hear the case until the fall, and Arizona's public financing system could be curtailed for this election season.

Posted by Rick Hasen at June 1, 2010 07:57 AM