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Box v. Henderson

Petition for certiorari denied on December 14, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1385 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether a state, consistent with the 14th Amendment due process and equal protection clauses, may adopt a biology-based birth-certificate system that includes a rebuttable presumption that a birth mother’s husband — but not wife — is the child’s biological parent.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jun 15 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 17, 2020)
Jun 23 2020Waiver of right of respondent Ashlee and Ruby Henderson, et al. to respond filed.
Jul 01 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Sep 28 2020Response Requested. (Due October 28, 2020)
Oct 09 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 28, 2020 to November 10, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 13 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 10, 2020.
Oct 28 2020Brief amicus curiae of Them Before Us filed.
Nov 10 2020Brief of respondents Ashlee and Ruby Henderson, et al. in opposition filed.
Nov 23 2020Reply of petitioner Kristina Box, In Her Official Capacity as Commissioner, Indiana State Department of Health filed. (Distributed)
Nov 24 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.
Dec 14 2020Petition DENIED.