|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether, when a court permits an unemancipated minor to have an abortion, the state may require that her parents be notified before the abortion occurs except where such notice would contravene her best interests.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Mar 29 2021||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 3, 2021)|
|Apr 19 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 3, 2021 to June 17, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Apr 20 2021||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted in part; the time is extended to and including June 2, 2021.|
|May 03 2021||Amicus brief of Eighty-Eight Women Who Underwent Abortions as Minors and Suffered Harm not accepted for filing. (May 04, 2021 - Corrected brief to be submitted)|
|May 03 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Americans United for Life filed.|
|May 03 2021||Brief amici curiae of Eighty-Eight Women Who Underwent Abortions as Minors and Suffered Harm filed.|
|May 03 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Susan B. Anthony List filed.|
|May 03 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc. filed.|
|May 03 2021||Brief amici curiae of Kentucky, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia filed.|
|May 03 2021||Brief amicus curiae of Charlotte Lozier Institute filed.|
|May 03 2021||Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.|
|Jun 02 2021||Brief of respondent Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Jun 07 2021||Reply of petitioners Kristina Box, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 08 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.|
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