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New Mexico Association of Nonpublic Schools v. Moses

Petition granted, judgment vacated, and case remanded to the Supreme Court of New Mexico for further consideration in light of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer on June 27, 2017.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-1409 N.M. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2016

Issue: Whether applying a Blaine Amendment to exclude religious organizations from a state textbook lending program violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 29 2016Application (15A896) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 16, 2016 to May 15, 2016, submitted to Justice Sotomayor.
Mar 04 2016Application (15A896) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until May 16, 2016.
May 16 2016Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 20, 2016)
Jun 09 2016Brief of respondents Cathy Moses, et al. in opposition filed.
Jun 28 2016Reply of petitioner New Mexico Association of Non-public Schools filed.
Jun 29 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 26, 2016.
Jun 26 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2017.
Jun 27 2017Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, 582 U. S. ___ (2017).
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