|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether it violates the Religion Clauses or Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution to invalidate a generally-available and religiously-neutral student aid program simply because the program affords students the choice of attending religious schools.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 02 2015||Application (15A269) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 27, 2015 to October 28, 2015, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.|
|Sep 15 2015||Application (15A269) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until October 28, 2015.|
|Oct 27 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 30, 2015)|
|Nov 11 2015||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Nov 16 2015||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 30, 2015.|
|Nov 24 2015||Brief amici curiae of Christian Legal Society, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 25 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, Inc. filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amici curiae of Foundation for Excellence in Education, et al. filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amicus curiae of United States Senator Cory Gardner filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amicus curiae of Oklahoma filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amici curiae of Catholic Diocese of Pueblo,Colorado, and Colorado Legislators filed. VIDED.|
|Nov 30 2015||Brief amici curiae of Arizona, Nevada, Ohio, Utah & Wisconsin filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 30 2015||Brief of respondents James LaRue and Suzanne LaRue, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Jan 12 2016||Reply of petitioners Doyle, Florence, et al. filed.|
|Jan 13 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 19, 2016.|
|Jan 20 2016||Supplemental brief of petitioners Doyle, Florence, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 25 2016||Supplemental brief of respondents James LaRue and Suzanne LaRue, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Jun 26 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2017.|
|Jun 27 2017||Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, 582 U. S. ___ (2017) .|
|Jul 31 2017||MANDATE ISSUED.|
|Jul 31 2017||JUDGMENT ISSUED.|
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