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Coalition for TJ v. Fairfax County School Board

Emergency application for vacate the stay pending appeal is denied on April 25, 2022.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21A590 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2021

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should vacate the stay issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that allowed the Fairfax County School Board to proceed with an admissions policy at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology that challengers say discriminates against Asian American students.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 08 2022Application (21A590) to vacate stay issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Apr 08 2022Response to application (21A590) requested by the Chief Justice, due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.
Apr 11 2022Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Liberty Justice Center.
Apr 12 2022Motion for leave to file amici curiae brief in support of Applicant filed by Commonwealth of Virginia.
Apr 13 2022Response to application from respondent Fairfax County School Board filed.
Apr 15 2022Reply of applicant Coalition for TJ filed.
Apr 25 2022Application (21A590) referred to the Court.
Apr 25 2022Application (21A590) denied by the Court. The application to vacate the stay presented to The Chief Justice and by him referred to the Court is denied. Justice Thomas, Justice Alito, and Justice Gorsuch would grant the application to vacate the stay.