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On Friday, the Supreme Court released orders from the January 17 conference, granting six cases for a total of three hours of oral argument. The justices are expected to release additional orders from the conference on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
On Tuesday at 10:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in Shular v. United States. Click to read our preview from Leah Litman.
On Tuesday at 11:00 a.m., the justices will hear oral argument in GE Energy Power Conversion France v. Outokumpu Stainless USA. Click to read our preview from Ronald Mann.

Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru

Consolidated with:

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-267 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2019

Issue: Whether the First Amendment's religion clauses prevent civil courts from adjudicating employment-discrimination claims brought by an employee against her religious employer, when the employee carried out important religious functions.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 18 2019Application (19A80) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 29, 2019 to August 28, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Jul 19 2019Application (19A80) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until August 28, 2019.
Aug 28 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 30, 2019)
Sep 11 2019Brief amicus curiae of The National Catholic Educational Association filed.
Sep 26 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 30, 2019 to October 18, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 27 2019Brief amici curiae of Professors Douglas Laycock, et al. filed.
Sep 27 2019Brief amici curiae of Church of God in Christ, Inc. and Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America filed. VIDED
Sep 27 2019Brief amici curiae of State of Alaska, et al. filed.
Sep 30 2019Brief amici curiae of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, et al. filed.
Sep 30 2019Brief amici curiae of Christian Legal Society et al. filed.
Sep 30 2019Brief amici curiae of General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, et al. filed.
Sep 30 2019Brief amicus curiae of Stephen Wise Temple filed.
Sep 30 2019Brief amicus curiae of National Legal Foundation filed.
Oct 01 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 18, 2019.
Oct 17 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 18, 2019 to October 28, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 18 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including October 28, 2019.
Oct 28 2019Brief of respondent Agnes Morrissey-Berru in opposition filed.
Oct 28 2019Waiver of the 14-day waiting period under 15.5 filed.
Oct 30 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.
Nov 01 2019Reply of petitioner Our Lady of Guadalupe School filed. (Distributed)
Nov 12 2019Rescheduled.
Nov 26 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.
Dec 18 2019Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 19-348 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.
Dec 18 2019Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 19-267. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 19-267. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”
 
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