Editor's Note :

close editor's note Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday at 10 a.m. We will live-blog starting at 9:45 a.m. at this link, where readers can sign up for an email reminder when we begin the live blog.

Breaking News :

Breaking News :

Mountain Right to Life, 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
17-211 9th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether a law compelling faith-based nonprofit crisis pregnancy centers to advertise free or low-cost abortions available from the state, a message in direct contradiction to the organizations' sincerely held religious beliefs, is a content-based restriction of speech subject to strict scrutiny under Reed v. Town of Gilbert, Arizona; (2) whether a law compelling faith-based nonprofit crisis pregnancy centers to advertise free or low-cost abortions available from the state, a message in direct contradiction to the organizations' sincerely held religious beliefs, conflicts with Riley v. National Federation of the Blind of North Carolina, Inc., and other precedents of the Supreme Court and the courts of appeal; and (3) whether a law compelling faith-based nonprofit crisis pregnancy centers to advertise free or low-cost abortions available from the state, a message in direct contradiction to the organizations' sincerely held religious beliefs, conflicts with Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. Hialeah, Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, and other precedents of the Supreme Court and the courts of appeals.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 04 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 7, 2017)
Aug 25 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 10, 2017.
Oct 10 2017Brief of respondent Xavier Becerra, Attorney General of California in opposition filed.
Oct 24 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/9/2017.
Oct 24 2017Reply of petitioner Mountain Right to Life, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 02 2017Letter of November 2, 2017, from counsel for respondent received. VIDED (Distributed)
Nov 07 2017Letter of November 3, 2017, from counsel for petitioners received. (Distributed)
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.
 
Share:
Term Snapshot
Awards