Here is the relevant portion of the just released hearings scheduling order:
. . .No. 11–262. Virgil D. “Gus” Reichle, Jr., et al. v. Steven Howards.
Certiorari to the C. A. 10th Circuit.
For petitioner: Sean R. Gallagher, Denver, Colo.; and Sri Srinivasan, Principal Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.)
For respondent: David A. Lane, Denver, Colo.
(One hour for argument.). . . .
Soon we will know whether Mr. Cheney’s orders were unconstitutional, insofar as they attempted to punish — with retaliatory arrest/detention — otherwise protected political speech (speech which did not advocate violence, or the overthrow of the government), speech uttered to an elected political official, during the official’s public appearance, in a public place.