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Marshall v. West Alabama Women’s Center

Petition for certiorari denied on June 28, 2019
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-837 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2018

Issue: Whether a state ban on dismemberment abortions is unconstitutional when there is a reasonable medical debate that alternatives to the banned procedure are safe.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 31 2018Application (18A472) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 20, 2018 to December 20, 2018, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Nov 02 2018Application (18A472) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until December 20, 2018.
Dec 20 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 4, 2019)
Dec 21 2018Application of West Alabama Women's Center, et al. for a further extension of time not accepted for filing. (December 28, 2018 - request submitted under the wrong docket number)
Jan 02 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 4, 2019 to March 4, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 11 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 4, 2019.
Jan 18 2019Brief amici curiae of American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists, et al. filed.
Jan 30 2019Brief amici curiae of Foundation for Moral Law, et al. filed.
Feb 01 2019Brief amicus curiae of Trinity Legal Center filed.
Feb 04 2019Brief amicus curiae of Christian Medical & Dental Associations filed.
Feb 04 2019Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.
Feb 04 2019Brief amici curiae of Louisiana, et al. filed.
Mar 04 2019Brief of respondents West Alabama Women's Center, et al. in opposition filed.
Mar 15 2019Reply of petitioners Steven T. Marshall, et al. filed.
Mar 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/12/2019.
Apr 09 2019Rescheduled.
Apr 15 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/18/2019.
Apr 16 2019Rescheduled.
Apr 22 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/26/2019.
Apr 24 2019Rescheduled.
May 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/9/2019.
May 08 2019Rescheduled.
May 13 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/16/2019.
May 15 2019Rescheduled.
May 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/23/2019.
May 21 2019Rescheduled.
May 28 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/30/2019.
May 29 2019Rescheduled.
Jun 03 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/6/2019.
Jun 05 2019Rescheduled.
Jun 10 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/13/2019.
Jun 12 2019Rescheduled.
Jun 17 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.
Jun 26 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2019.
Jun 28 2019Petition DENIED. Justice Thomas, concurring in the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion)