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EMW Women’s Surgical Center v. Meier

Petition for certiorari denied on December 9, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-417 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether compulsory display-and-describe ultrasound laws, such as the Kentucky Ultrasound Informed Consent Act, abridge physicians’ freedom of speech in violation of the First Amendment.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 25 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 28, 2019)
Oct 28 2019Brief amicus curiae of American Public Health Association filed.
Oct 28 2019Brief amici curiae of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,et al. filed.
Oct 28 2019Brief of respondent Adam Meier in opposition filed.
Oct 28 2019Brief amici curiae of Biomedical Ethicists Ruth R. Faden, Ph.D. M.P.H., et al. filed.
Nov 12 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/6/2019.
Nov 12 2019Reply of petitioners EMW WOMEN’S SURGICAL CENTER, P.S.C., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 09 2019Petition DENIED.
 
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