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Livingwell Medical Clinic, Inc. v. Becerra

Petition granted, judgment vacated and case remanded for further consideration in light of National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra on June 28, 2018.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1153 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred, in conflict with the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd and 4th Circuits, in holding that the petitioners can be compelled to advertise free or low-cost abortion services to all clients; and (2) whether the 9th Circuit erred in not applying strict scrutiny to a law that compels speech and is content-based, in conflict with the decisional law of the Supreme Court.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 20 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 24, 2017)
Mar 24 2017Waiver of right of respondent Charles J. McKee, County Counsel of Monterey County, California to respond filed.
Mar 28 2017Waiver of right of respondent Alison A. Barratt-Greene, County of Nevada County, California to respond filed.
Apr 11 2017Waiver of right of respondent Christopher A. Callihan, City of Attorney for the City of Salinas, California, in his official capacity to respond filed.
Apr 14 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 24, 2017.
Apr 20 2017Brief amici curiae of National Association of Evangelicals, Christian Legal Society, et al. filed. VIDED
May 24 2017Brief of respondents State Respondents in opposition filed. VIDED.
Jun 01 2017Reply of petitioners Livingwell Medical Clinic, Inc., et al. filed.
Jun 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2017.
Jun 19 2017Record Requested.
Jun 19 2017Record received from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit. The record is electronic and available on PACER.
Jun 21 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Sep 21 2017Rescheduled.
Oct 02 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
Oct 10 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/13/2017.
Oct 23 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/27/2017.
Oct 30 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/3/2017.
Nov 02 2017Letter of November 2, 2017, from counsel for respondents received. VIDED (Distributed)
Nov 06 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/9/2017.
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
Jun 28 2018Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, 585 U. S. ____ (2018).
Jul 30 2018JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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