|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether Ohio’s mandatory transfer statute, which requires that certain children be prosecuted as adults and prohibits an individualized determination, violates the due process and equal protection clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Dec 21 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari and motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis filed. (Response due January 29, 2018)|
|Jan 10 2018||Waiver of right of respondent State of Ohio to respond filed.|
|Jan 11 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/16/2018.|
|Feb 13 2018||Response Requested. (Due March 15, 2018)|
|Mar 15 2018||Brief of respondent State of Ohio in opposition filed.|
|Mar 29 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/13/2018.|
|Apr 11 2018||Rescheduled.|
|Apr 16 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/20/2018.|
|Apr 18 2018||Rescheduled.|
|Apr 23 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/27/2018.|
|Apr 27 2018||Rescheduled.|
|May 07 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.|
|May 09 2018||Rescheduled.|
|May 14 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.|
|May 21 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/24/2018.|
|May 29 2018||Petition DENIED.|
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Full brief is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/21/21A85/197064/20211021113524436_21A85_United%20States%20v.%20Texas_Opposition.pdf
Breyer is the third justice since August to turn away an emergency challenge to a vaccine mandate, without referring the issue to the full court. Earlier: Barrett declined to block Indiana University's mandate, and Sotomayor declined to block NYC's mandate for school employees.
Justice Stephen Breyer turns down request to block enforcement of Maine's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, although he leaves open possibility that plaintiffs can return to #SCOTUS after the court of appeals acts: https://www.supremecourt.gov/search.aspx?filename=/docket/docketfiles/html/public/21a83.html
Where do things stand at the Supreme Court with the two pending challenges to the Texas anti-abortion law? Here's an explainer from @katieleebarlow in a Tik Tok minute.
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The filing is here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/21/21A85/196650/20211018120230336_US%20v.%20Texas%20application%20final.pdf
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