Brnovich v. Isaacson
Application for stay granted, district court order vacated, and case remanded to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit with instructions to remand to the district court for further consideration in light of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
Issue: Whether Arizona is entitled to a stay of a district court's preliminary injunction that blocked the state from implementing a law that prohibits doctors from knowingly performing abortions if the sole reason for the abortion is a genetic abnormality of the fetus.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders (key to color coding)|
|Dec 10 2021||Application (21A222) for a stay pending appeal, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Dec 15 2021||Response to application (21A222) requested by Justice Kagan, due Tuesday, December 21, 2021, by 5 p.m.|
|Dec 21 2021||Response to application from respondents Paul Isaacson, et al. filed.|
|Dec 22 2021||Reply of applicant Mark Brnovich, Attorney General of Arizona filed.|
|Jun 29 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/29/2022.|
|Jun 29 2022||Application (21A222) referred to the Court.|
|Jun 30 2022||The application for stay (21A222) presented to Justice Kagan and by her referred to the Court is treated as a petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment, and the petition is granted. The September 28, 2021 order of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona is vacated, and the case is remanded to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit with instructions to remand to the District Court for further consideration in light of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, 597 U. S. ___ (2022).|