|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.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 25 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 28, 2019)|
|Oct 28 2019||Brief amicus curiae of American Public Health Association filed.|
|Oct 28 2019||Brief amici curiae of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,et al. filed.|
|Oct 28 2019||Brief of respondent Adam Meier in opposition filed.|
|Oct 28 2019||Brief amici curiae of Biomedical Ethicists Ruth R. Faden, Ph.D. M.P.H., et al. filed.|
|Nov 12 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/6/2019.|
|Nov 12 2019||Reply of petitioners EMW WOMEN’S SURGICAL CENTER, P.S.C., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 09 2019||Petition DENIED.|
Where do things stand at the Supreme Court with the two pending challenges to the Texas anti-abortion law? Here's an explainer from @katieleebarlow in a Tik Tok minute.
#SCOTUS grants request by Texas abortion providers to fast-track consideration of petition for cert before judgment in challenge to SB8. Response from Texas is due by noon on Thursday -- same time as Texas's response to US filing today. Order is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/101821zr1_2c8f.pdf
BREAKING: The Justice Department has filed its emergency application asking the Supreme Court to block Texas' six-week abortion ban.
The filing is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/21/21A85/196650/20211018120230336_US%20v.%20Texas%20application%20final.pdf
NEW: The Justice Department, as expected, says it plans to ask the Supreme Court to block enforcement of the Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.
Two cert grants on Native American sovereignty issues, and two unsigned opinions granting qualified immunity to cops -- here's the full breakdown of Monday's order list from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/10/court-adds-two-cases-on-native-american-law-and-issues-two-opinions-granting-police-officers-qualified-immunity/
NEW: In Monday morning order list, the Supreme Court agrees to hear two new cases: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo v. Texas, and Denezpi v. United States. The full order list is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders/101821zor_4f14.pdf