|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-245||Md. Ct. Spec. App.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 16|
Issue: Whether the ministerial exception of the First Amendment absolutely bars breach of contract and tortious conduct lawsuits in situations of illegal conduct or harm to third parties.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 22 2016||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 26, 2016)|
|Sep 22 2016||Brief of respondent Cedar Grove United Methodist Church in opposition filed.|
|Sep 26 2016||Brief of respondents Baltimore Washington Conference of United Methodist Church, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Oct 10 2016||Reply of petitioner Edwin R. Melhorn filed.|
|Oct 12 2016||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 28, 2016.|
|Oct 31 2016||Petition DENIED.|
JUST IN: The Supreme Court agrees to take up five new cases, including an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after he prayed on the field.
#SCOTUS will have more opinions next Thursday at 10 am.
A workplace vaccine-or-test requirement that would have covered 84 million workers -- blocked. A vaccine mandate for over 10 million health care workers -- allowed to take effect.
Full analysis from @AHoweBlogger on this afternoon's rulings:
Fractured court blocks vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces but green-lights vaccine mandate for health care workers - SCOTUSblog
With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Suprem...
Here's a two-minute explainer from @katieleebarlow, SCOTUSblog's TikTokker-in-residence, on the pair of vaccine decisions the court just handed down.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court BLOCKS the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for large workplaces. The court ALLOWS a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.
SCOTUS releases just one opinion today: an 8-1 decision on an arcane question of pension payments for "dual-status military technicians." The court rules in favor of the government's statutory interpretation and against the technicians. Barrett has the opinion; Gorsuch dissents.