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Doe v. Boyertown Area School District

Petition for certiorari denied on May 28, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-658 3d. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issues: (1) Whether, given students’ constitutionally protected privacy interest in their partially clothed bodies, a public school has a compelling interest in authorizing students who believe themselves to be members of the opposite sex to use locker rooms and restrooms reserved exclusively for the opposite sex, and whether such a policy is narrowly tailored; and (2) whether the Boyertown policy constructively denies access to locker room and restroom facilities under Title IX “on the basis of sex,” 20 U.S.C. § 1681.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 10 2018Application (18A397) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 24, 2018 to December 21, 2018, submitted to Justice Alito.
Oct 17 2018Application (18A397) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until November 19, 2018.
Nov 19 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 21, 2018)
Nov 21 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 21, 2018 to January 21, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 27 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 22, 2019, for all respondents.
Nov 27 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Joel Doe, et al.
Dec 17 2018Brief amicus curiae of The Institute for Faith and Family filed.
Dec 18 2018Brief amicus curiae of Women's Liberation Front filed.
Dec 18 2018Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed.
Dec 19 2018Brief amici curiae of Miriam Grossman, M.D., et al. filed.
Dec 20 2018Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Scholars filed.
Dec 20 2018Brief amicus curiae of Hands Across the Aisle filed.
Dec 21 2018Brief amicus curiae of Walt Heyer filed.
Dec 21 2018Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Ryan T. Anderson.(12/26/2018)
Dec 21 2018Brief amicus curiae of William J. Bennett filed.
Dec 21 2018Brief amici curiae of Christian Educators Association International, et al. filed.
Dec 26 2018Amicus brief of Ryan T. Anderson not accepted for filing. (December 26, 2018)(Corrected version submitted)
Jan 18 2019Brief of respondents Boyertown Area School District, et al. in opposition filed.
Jan 22 2019Brief of respondent Pennsylvania Youth Congress Foundation in opposition filed.
Feb 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.
Feb 12 2019Reply of petitioners Joel Doe, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 21 2019Rescheduled.
Feb 25 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/1/2019.
Feb 28 2019Rescheduled.
Mar 11 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/15/2019.
Mar 14 2019Rescheduled.
Mar 18 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/22/2019.
Mar 21 2019Rescheduled.
Mar 25 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/29/2019.
Mar 27 2019Rescheduled.
Apr 08 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.
Apr 09 2019Rescheduled.
Apr 15 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/18/2019.
Apr 16 2019Rescheduled.
Apr 22 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/26/2019.
Apr 24 2019Rescheduled.
May 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/9/2019.
May 06 2019Rescheduled.
May 13 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 14 2019Rescheduled.
May 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/23/2019.
May 28 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Ryan T. Anderson GRANTED.
May 28 2019Petition DENIED.
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