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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.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Hill v. Whole Woman’s Health Alliance

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-743 7th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether a corporation that has been denied a state license to open a new abortion clinic may assert the 14th Amendment rights of hypothetical future patients as the basis for challenging the licensing requirement and the license denial; and (2) whether a federal court may order a state agency to issue an abortion-clinic license as a remedy for an “as applied” undue-burden challenge to state implementation of its licensing laws.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 08 2019Application (19A532) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 20, 2019 to January 15, 2020, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Nov 14 2019Application (19A532) granted by Justice Kavanaugh extending the time to file until January 15, 2020.
Dec 09 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 10, 2020)
Jan 07 2020Waiver of right of respondents Whole Woman's Health Alliance, et al. to respond filed.
Jan 10 2020Brief amici curiae of Kentucky,et al. filed.
Jan 15 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.
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