|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-370||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issue: Whether the prohibition in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 against employment discrimination “because of . . . sex” encompasses discrimination based on an individual's sexual orientation.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 07 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 11, 2017)|
|Oct 05 2017||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Jameka K. Evans|
|Oct 10 2017||Letter of October 4, 2017 from counsel for Georgia Regional Hospital, et al. received.|
|Oct 10 2017||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by 76 Businesses and Organizations.|
|Oct 10 2017||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Anti-Discrimination Scholars.|
|Oct 10 2017||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, et al.|
|Oct 11 2017||Letter of October 10, 2017 from counsel for petitioner received.|
|Oct 11 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/27/2017.|
|Oct 11 2017||Brief amici curiae of the States of New York, et al. filed.|
|Oct 11 2017||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by David Boyle.|
|Oct 16 2017||Response Requested. (Due November 15, 2017)|
|Nov 09 2017||Brief of respondents Georgia Regional Hospital, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 20 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/8/2017.|
|Nov 20 2017||Reply of petitioner Jameka K. Evans filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 11 2017||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by 76 Businesses and Organizations GRANTED.|
|Dec 11 2017||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Anti-Discrimination Scholars GRANTED.|
|Dec 11 2017||Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, et al. GRANTED.|
|Dec 11 2017||Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by David Boyle GRANTED.|
|Dec 11 2017||Petition DENIED.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
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SCOTUS releases just one opinion today: an 8-1 decision on an arcane question of pension payments for "dual-status military technicians." The court rules in favor of the government's statutory interpretation and against the technicians. Barrett has the opinion; Gorsuch dissents.