|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|22-204||Or. Ct. App.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
Issues: (1) Whether, under Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the Oregon Court of Appeals should have entered judgment for petitioners after finding that respondent had demonstrated anti-religious hostility; (2) whether, under Employment Division v. Smith, strict scrutiny applies to a free exercise claim that implicates other fundamental rights, and if not, whether this court should return to its pre-Smith jurisprudence; and (3) whether compelling an artist to create custom art for a wedding ceremony violates the free speech clause of the First Amendment.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 22 2022||Application (22A73) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 3, 2022 to September 2, 2022, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Jul 26 2022||Application (22A73) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until September 2, 2022.|
|Sep 02 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 7, 2022)|
|Sep 07 2022||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Melissa Elaine Klein, et al.|
|Sep 14 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 7, 2022 to November 7, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 14 2022||Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries|
|Sep 16 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 7, 2022.|
|Sep 30 2022||Brief amici curiae of Masterpiece Cakeshop Customers Stephanie Luck, et al. filed.|
|Sep 30 2022||Brief amici curiae of Manhattan Institute, Committee for Justice, et al. filed.|
|Oct 03 2022||Amicus brief of Institute for Faith and Family submitted.|
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