|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-816||7th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2019|
Issues: (1) Whether an abortion clinic may assert third-party standing on behalf of its hypothetical minor patients to challenge a statute requiring parental notice before abortion; and (2) whether Indiana may, consistent with the 14th Amendment, generally require lawyers for unemancipated minors to notify parents of court-authorized abortions, subject to judicial bypass upon a finding that such notice would be against the minor’s best interests.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 27 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 27, 2020)|
|Jan 13 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 27, 2020 to February 26, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Jan 15 2020||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 26, 2020.|
|Jan 27 2020||Brief amicus curiae of Americans United for Life filed.|
|Jan 27 2020||Brief amici curiae of Kentucky, et al. filed.|
|Jan 27 2020||Brief amici curiae of Priests for Life and Rachel's Vineyard filed.|
|Feb 26 2020||Brief of respondent Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 10 2020||Reply of petitioners Kristina Box, et al. filed.|
|Mar 11 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/27/2020.|
|Jun 29 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/1/2020.|
|Jul 02 2020||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of June Medical Services L.L.C. v. Russo, 591 U. S. ___ (2020).|
|Aug 03 2020||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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