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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
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F. G. v. R. P.-F.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 7, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-1431 N.Y. App. Div. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2019

Issue: Whether a state violates a biological parent’s rights under the 14th Amendment’s due process clause when it strips the parent of custody in favor of a former partner who is not the child’s biological or adoptive parent, and without affording a presumption that the parent is acting in the best interests of the child.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 05 2019Application (18A818) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 11, 2019 to May 10, 2019, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Feb 11 2019Application (18A818) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until May 10, 2019.
May 10 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 14, 2019)
Jun 13 2019Waiver of right of respondent The Children to respond filed.
Jun 14 2019Amicus brief of Marriage Law Foundation not accepted for filing. (June 17, 2019) (Duplicate submission)
Jun 14 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Adam J. MacLeod.
Jun 14 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, et al.
Jun 14 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Marriage Law Foundation.
Jun 14 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Them Before Us.
Jun 26 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.
Oct 07 2019Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, et al. GRANTED.
Oct 07 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Marriage Law Foundation GRANTED.
Oct 07 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Adam J. MacLeod GRANTED.
Oct 07 2019Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Them Before Us GRANTED.
Oct 07 2019Petition DENIED.
 
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