Once again, the Court rejected a case challenging President Obama’s citizenship. The case was Donofrio v. Wells (08A407). You can find the Order List here and the docket page here.

The case had been rejected by Justice Souter, the Justice who presides over that circuit, before it was refiled with Justice Thomas, who opted to refer it to the Court at-large. It was rejected by the Court in conference last Friday. Note that the case was submitted to the court on the eve of the election.

Here is what the docket reads:

Nov 3 2008 Application (08A407) for stay pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Souter.
Nov 6 2008 Application (08A407) denied by Justice Souter.
Nov 14 2008 Application (08A407) refiled and submitted to Justice Thomas.
Nov 19 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 5, 2008.
Nov 19 2008 Application (08A407) referred to the Court by Justice Thomas.
Nov 26 2008 Supplemental brief of applicant Leo C. Donofrio filed. (Distributed)
Dec 1 2008 Letter from applicant dated November 22, 2008, received.


4 Responses to “Supreme Court Rejects Question of Obama’s Citizenship”

  1. 1 Ted

    The Supreme Court filing (application, brief etc.) in the Connecticut Wrotnowski case is soooooo much better than that in the New Jersey Donofrio case (apparently hurredly written before the Nov 4 election) that I don’t think Team Obama should get too comfortable with the Court’s denial of the first case since the second case IS distributed for Dec 12 conference. How the heck can anyone effectively counter this (great work Leo):

    http://www.filesend.net/download.php?f=fb6dc015edba6d8ec689b56a06b79d0b

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