|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issues: (1) Whether using generally available historic preservation funds to repair or restore a house of worship constitutes a “religious use” that falls outside the scope of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia Inc. v. Comer; and (2) whether the categorial exclusion of all active houses of worship from historic preservation grants violates Trinity Lutheran and the First Amendment as an exclusion based on religious status.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 27 2018||Application (18A105) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 19, 2018 to September 19, 2018, submitted to Justice Alito.|
|Jul 31 2018||Application (18A105) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until September 18, 2018.|
|Sep 18 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 22, 2018)|
|Oct 01 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 22, 2018 to November 26, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 09 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 26, 2018.|
|Oct 22 2018||Brief amicus curiae of National Trust for Historic Preservation filed.|
|Oct 22 2018||Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed.|
|Nov 26 2018||Brief of respondents Freedom From Religion Foundation, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 10 2018||Reply of petitioner Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders filed.|
|Dec 12 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/4/2019.|
|Dec 21 2018||Supplemental brief of petitioners Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jan 07 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.|
|Jan 14 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.|
|Feb 04 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/15/2019.|
|Feb 19 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.|
|Feb 25 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/1/2019.|
|Mar 04 2019||Petition DENIED. Statement of Justice Kavanaugh, with whom Justice Alito and Justice Gorsuch join, respecting the denial of certiorari. (Detached Opinion). VIDED.|
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