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R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-107 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the word “sex” in Title VII’s prohibition on discrimination “because of . . . sex,” 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(a)(1), meant “gender identity” and included “transgender status” when Congress enacted Title VII in 1964; and (2) whether Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins prohibits employers from applying sex-specific policies according to their employees’ sex rather than their gender identity.

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DateProceedings and Orders
May 11 2018Application (17A1267) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 5, 2018 to August 3, 2018, submitted to Justice Kagan.
May 16 2018Application (17A1267) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 3, 2018.
Jul 20 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 23, 2018)
Jul 30 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 23, 2018 to September 24, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 08 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 24, 2018.
Aug 14 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 23, 2018 to September 24, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 15 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including September 24, 2018, for all respondents.
Aug 15 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc.
Aug 23 2018Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.
Aug 23 2018Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.
Aug 23 2018Brief amici curiae of States of Nebraska, et al. filed.
Aug 23 2018Brief amici curiae of Public Advocate of the United States, et al. filed.
Sep 13 2018Letter of R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. submitted.
Sep 17 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 24, 2018 to October 24, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 18 2018The motions to extend the time to file responses are granted and the time is further extended to and including October 24, 2018, for all respondents.
 
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