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California Parents for the Equalization of Educational Materials v. Torlakson

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1137 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the free exercise clause permits the government to single out a religion for disfavored treatment so long as it does not “substantially burden” religious exercise.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 16 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 22, 2021)
Mar 17 2021Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Shree Shakti Mandir of Atlanta, 150 Hindu Temples and Organizations, and Teachers. (March 23, 2021
Mar 18 2021Motion of Shree Shakti Mandir of Atlanta, et al. for leave to file amici brief not accepted for filing. (Corrected version submitted) (March 29, 2021)
Mar 19 2021Brief of respondents Tom Torlakson, et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 01 2021Reply of petitioner California Parents for the Equalization of Educational Materials filed.
Apr 07 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.