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D. T. v. W. G.

Petition for certiorari denied on April 2, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-913 Ala. Civ. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the 14th Amendment gives adoptive parents the same right as biological parents to direct the upbringing of their children.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 20 2017Application (17A463) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 23, 2017 to December 26, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Oct 31 2017Application (17A463) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until December 26, 2017.
Dec 26 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 26, 2018)
Jan 18 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 26, 2018 to February 25, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 19 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including February 26, 2018.
Jan 26 2018Brief amici curiae of Adoption Scholars and Organizations filed.
Feb 26 2018Brief of respondent W.G. in opposition filed.
Mar 13 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2018.
Mar 13 2018Reply of petitioner D. T. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 02 2018Petition DENIED.