Stormans, Inc. v. Wiesman

Petition for certiorari denied on June 28, 2016
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Issue: Whether a law prohibiting religiously motivated conduct violates the Free Exercise Clause when it exempts the same conduct when done for a host of secular reasons, has been enforced only against religious conduct, and has a history showing an intent to target religion.

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 9 2015Application (15A512) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from December 9, 2015 to January 4, 2016, submitted to Justice Kennedy.
Nov 13 2015Application (15A512) granted by Justice Kennedy extending the time to file until January 4, 2016.
Jan 4 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 5, 2016)
Jan 12 2016Blanket consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners and counsel for the respondents .
Jan 15 2016Order extending time to file response to petition to and including March 7, 2016, for all respondents.
Feb 4 2016Brief amici curiae of Christian Legal Society, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2016Brief amici curiae of American Association of Prolife Obstetricians & Gynecologists, et al. filed.
Feb 4 2016Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of 4,609 Individual Healthcare Professionals filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of International Society for Krishna Consciousness, et al. filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, et al. filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amicus curiae of Agudath Israel of America filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of Public Advocate of the United States, et al. filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of National and State Pharmacists' Associations filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of The Bruderhof and The National Committee for Amish Religious Freedom filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of National Association of Evangelicals, et al. filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of The States of Arizona, et al. filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of Religious Liberty Scholars filed.
Feb 5 2016Brief amici curiae of 43 Members of Congress filed.
Mar 7 2016Brief of respondents Intervenor repondents in opposition filed.
Mar 7 2016Brief of respondents John Wiesman, Secretary, Washington State Department of Health, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 21 2016Reply of petitioners Stormans, Inc., dba Ralph's Thirftway, et al. filed.
Mar 23 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 15, 2016.
Apr 13 2016Rescheduled.
Apr 18 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 22, 2016.
Apr 20 2016Rescheduled.
Apr 25 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 29, 2016.
Apr 27 2016Rescheduled.
May 9 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 12, 2016.
May 16 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 19, 2016.
May 19 2016Record Requested .
May 23 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 26, 2016.
May 26 2016Record received from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit. The record is electronic.
May 26 2016Record received from the U.S.D.C. Western District of Washington. The record is electronic and contains sealed materials.
May 31 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 2, 2016.
Jun 6 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 9, 2016.
Jun 13 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 16, 2016.
Jun 20 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.
Jun 27 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 27, 2016.
Jun 28 2016Petition DENIED. Justice Alito, with whom The Chief Justice and Justice Thomas join, dissenting from the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)

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