|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether applying a state public-accommodations statute to require a photographer to create expressive images and picture books conveying messages that conflict with her religious beliefs violates the First Amendment’s ban on compelled speech.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 8 2013||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 13, 2013)|
|Nov 20 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party, or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.|
|Dec 2 2013||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 11, 2014.|
|Dec 5 2013||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.|
|Dec 13 2013||Brief amici curiae of Alabama, et al. filed.|
|Dec 13 2013||Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, Eugene Volokh, and Dale Carpenter filed.|
|Dec 13 2013||Brief amici curiae of Wedding Photographers filed.|
|Feb 7 2014||Brief of respondent Vanessa Willock in opposition filed.|
|Feb 25 2014||Reply of petitioner Elane Photography, LLC filed.|
|Feb 26 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 21, 2014.|
|Mar 24 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 28, 2014.|
|Mar 31 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 4, 2014.|
|Apr 7 2014||Petition DENIED.|
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