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L. W. v. Skrmetti

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
23-466 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether Tennessee’s Senate Bill 1, which categorically bans gender-affirming healthcare for transgender adolescents, triggers heightened scrutiny and likely violates the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause; and (2) whether Senate Bill 1 likely violates the fundamental right of parents to make decisions concerning the medical care of their children guaranteed by the 14th Amendment’s due process clause.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 01 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 4, 2023)
Nov 03 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 4, 2023 to January 3, 2024, submitted to The Clerk.
Nov 06 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 3, 2024.
Nov 17 2023Brief amici curiae of Foreign Non-Profit Organizations Advocating for the Rights of Transgender People filed. VIDED.
Dec 04 2023Brief amici curiae of American Academy of Pediatrics and Additional National and State Medical and Mental Health Organizations filed.
Dec 04 2023Brief amici curiae of Elliot Page, et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 08 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 3, 2024 to February 2, 2024, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 11 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including February 2, 2024.
Feb 02 2024Brief amicus curiae of Alabama filed. VIDED.
Feb 02 2024Brief of respondents Jonathan Skrmetti, Attorney General and Reporter for Tennessee, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Feb 16 2024Reply of petitioners L. W., By and Through Her Parents and Next Friends, Samantha Williams and Brian Williams, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 21 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/15/2024.