Department of Health and Human Services v. California

Petition for certiorari granted, judgment vacated and case remanded to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit for further consideration in light of Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania, on July 9, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1038 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury had statutory authority under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 to expand the conscience exemption to the contraceptive-coverage mandate.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 08 2020Application (19A757) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 20, 2020 to February 19, 2020, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jan 08 2020Application (19A757) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until February 19, 2020.
Feb 19 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 20, 2020)
Mar 19 2020Waiver of right of respondent March for Life Education and Defense Fund to respond filed.
Mar 20 2020Brief of respondents State of California, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Mar 20 2020Waiver of right of respondent Little Sisters of the Poor Jeanne Jugan Residence to respond filed.
Apr 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/24/2020.
Jul 08 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 7/8/2020.
Jul 09 2020Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania, 591 U. S. ___ (2020).
Aug 10 2020JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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