|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|15A880||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2015|
Issue: Whether the stay, entered by the Fifth Circuit, of a preliminary injunction that precludes enforcement against applicants of a Louisiana law requiring physicians that perform abortions to have active admitting privileges at a local hospital should be vacated.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Feb 26 2016||Application (15A880) to vacate stay, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|Feb 29 2016||Response to application (15A880) requested by Justice Thomas, due Wednesday, March 2, 2016, by 3:00 p.m. ET.|
|Mar 2 2016||Response to application from respondent Rebekah Gee, Secretary, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals filed.|
|Mar 3 2016||Reply of applicant June Medical Services, L.L.C., et al. filed.|
|Mar 3 2016||Motion for leave to file amicus brief and motion for leave to file brief pursuant to Rule 33.2 filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund.|
|Mar 4 2016||Application (15A880) referred to the Court.|
|Mar 4 2016||Application (15A880) granted by the Court. Consistent with the Courts action granting a stay in Whole Womans Health v. Cole, No. 14A1288 (June 29, 2015), the application to vacate the stay entered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on February 24, 2016, presented to Justice Thomas and by him referred to the Court, is granted and the Fifth Circuits stay of the district courts injunction is vacated. Justice Thomas would deny the application.|
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