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Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc.

Petition for certiorari granted, judgment vacated and case remanded to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit for further consideration in light of June Medical Services L.L.C. v. Russo, on July 2, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1019 7th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether a state, consistent with the 14th Amendment, may require an ultrasound as part of informed consent at least 18 hours before an abortion.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 28 2018Application (18A686) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 3, 2019 to February 4, 2019, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Jan 03 2019Application (18A686) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until February 4, 2019.
Feb 04 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 6, 2019)
Feb 06 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 6, 2019 to April 5, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 08 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 5, 2019.
Feb 26 2019Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Faith and Family filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief amici curiae of American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists et al. filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief amicus curiae of Focus on the Family filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief amici curiae of Operation Outcry, Women Injured by Abortion, The Justice Foundation, Melinda Thybault filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief amicus curiae of CatholicVote.org Education Fund filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief amicus curiae of Pro Life Action League filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief amicus curiae of Prolife Center at the University of St. Thomas filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief amici curiae of Louisiana, et al. filed.
Mar 06 2019Brief amicus curiae of Trinity Legal Center filed.
Apr 05 2019Brief of respondent Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. in opposition filed.
Apr 22 2019Reply of petitioners Kristina Box, Commissioner, Indiana Department of Health, et al. filed.
Apr 23 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/9/2019.
May 13 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/23/2019.
Sep 11 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Oct 07 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/11/2019.
Oct 15 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/18/2019.
Jun 29 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2020.
Jul 02 2020Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of June Medical Services L.L.C. v. Russo, 591 U. S. ___ (2020).
 
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