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June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee

Application to vacate the stay, entered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, granted on March 4, 2016
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.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 26 2016Application (15A880) to vacate stay, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Feb 29 2016Response to application (15A880) requested by Justice Thomas, due Wednesday, March 2, 2016, by 3:00 p.m. ET.
Mar 2 2016Response to application from respondent Rebekah Gee, Secretary, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals filed.
Mar 3 2016Reply of applicant June Medical Services, L.L.C., et al. filed.
Mar 3 2016Motion 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 2016Application (15A880) referred to the Court.
Mar 4 2016Application (15A880) granted by the Court. Consistent with the Court’s action granting a stay in Whole Woman’s 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 Circuit’s stay of the district court’s injunction is vacated. Justice Thomas would deny the application.