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American Humanist Association v. Birdville Independent School District

Petition for certiorari denied on November 27, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-178 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the establishment clause is violated when a school district subjects its students to prayers at school board meetings.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 31 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 1, 2017)
Aug 18 2017Brief amicus curiae of The Center for Inquiry, et al. filed.
Aug 29 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 16, 2017.
Oct 16 2017Brief of respondents Birdville Independent School District, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 30 2017Reply of petitioners American Humanist Association, et al. filed.
Nov 01 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/21/2017.
Nov 27 2017Petition DENIED.