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Baker v. Planned Parenthood South Atlantic

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1186 4th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether Medicaid recipients have a private right of action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(23) to challenge a state’s determination that a specific provider is not qualified to provide certain medical services; and (2) what framework properly decides whether a statute creates a private right enforceable under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 03 2020Application (19A752) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 27, 2020 to March 27, 2020, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Jan 08 2020Application (19A752) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until March 27, 2020.
Mar 27 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 29, 2020)
Apr 14 2020Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Joshua Baker
Apr 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from April 29, 2020 to May 29, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Apr 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 29, 2020.
Apr 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.
Apr 29 2020Brief amici curiae of Nebraska, Indiana, and 17 Other States filed.
Apr 29 2020Brief amici curiae of 137 Members of Congress filed.
Apr 29 2020Brief amici curiae of Family Policy Councils filed.
Apr 29 2020Brief amici curiae of 86 Current and 2 Former South Carolina Legislators filed.
Apr 29 2020Brief amicus curiae of Americans United for Life filed.
May 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 29, 2020 to June 29, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 22 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including June 29, 2020.
Jun 18 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 29, 2020 to July 29, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jun 19 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including July 29, 2020.
Jul 29 2020Brief of respondents Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, et al. in opposition filed.
Aug 06 2020Motion of petitioner to delay distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari under Rule 15.5 from August 12, 2020 to September 16, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Aug 07 2020Motion to delay distribution of the petition for a writ certiorari until September 16, 2020, granted.
 
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