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Elane Photography, LLC v. Willock

Petition for certiorari denied on April 7, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-585 N.M. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether applying a state public-accommodations statute to require a photographer to create expressive images and picture books conveying messages that conflict with her religious beliefs violates the First Amendment’s ban on compelled speech.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 8 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 13, 2013)
Nov 20 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party, or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Dec 2 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 11, 2014.
Dec 5 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Dec 13 2013Brief amici curiae of Alabama, et al. filed.
Dec 13 2013Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, Eugene Volokh, and Dale Carpenter filed.
Dec 13 2013Brief amici curiae of Wedding Photographers filed.
Feb 7 2014Brief of respondent Vanessa Willock in opposition filed.
Feb 25 2014Reply of petitioner Elane Photography, LLC filed.
Feb 26 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 21, 2014.
Mar 24 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2014.
Mar 31 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 4, 2014.
Apr 7 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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