Arlene’s Flowers, Inc. v. Washington

Pending petition
Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
TBD
Opinion
TBD
Vote
TBD
Author
TBD
Term
TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the creation and sale of custom floral arrangements to celebrate a wedding ceremony is artistic expression, and, if so, whether compelling their creation violates the free speech clause; and (2) whether the compelled creation and sale of custom floral arrangements to celebrate a wedding and attendance of that wedding against one's religious beliefs violates the free exercise clause.

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 04 2017Application (16A961) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 17, 2017 to July 16, 2017, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Apr 11 2017Application (16A961) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until July 16, 2017.
Jul 14 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 21, 2017)
Jul 21 2017Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.
Jul 28 2017Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Washington on 08/11/2017
Aug 03 2017Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Curt Freed, et al. on 07/25/2017.
Aug 04 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 20, 2017.
Aug 15 2017Brief amici curiae of The Cato Institute, et al. filed.
Aug 16 2017Brief amicus curiae of North Carolina Values Coalition and the Family Research Council filed.
Aug 18 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund For Religious Liberty filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amici curiae of The Washington State Catholic Conference, et al. filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Foundation for Moral Law filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amici curiae of International Christian Photographers, et al. filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amicus curiae of Legal Scholar Adam J. MacLeod filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amici curiae of The States of Texas, et al. filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amici curiae of The Restoring Religious Freedom Project filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amici curiae of United States Senators and Representatives filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Thomas More Society filed.
Aug 21 2017Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.

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