|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|19-66||Idaho Ct. App.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2020|
Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should revisit its holding in Employment Division v. Smith that the free exercise clause generally requires no religious exemptions from laws that are neutral and generally applicable.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|May 31 2019||Application (18A1256) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 10, 2019 to July 10, 2019, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Jun 03 2019||Application (18A1256) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until July 10, 2019.|
|Jul 10 2019||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 12, 2019)|
|Aug 12 2019||Brief amici curiae of General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, et al. filed.|
|Aug 12 2019||Brief amici curiae of Ten Legal Scholars filed.|
|Aug 12 2019||Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.|
|Aug 12 2019||Brief amici curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty and Asma T. Uddin filed.|
|Aug 12 2019||Waiver of right of respondent Idaho Contractors Board to respond filed.|
|Aug 15 2019||Proof of service filed with respect to brief amici curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty and Asma T. Uddin.|
|Aug 28 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/1/2019.|
|Sep 06 2019||Response Requested. (Due October 7, 2019)|
|Sep 24 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 7, 2019 to November 6, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Sep 27 2019||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 6, 2019.|
|Oct 07 2019||Brief amicus curiae of The Buckeye Institute filed.|
|Nov 06 2019||Brief of respondents Idaho Contractors Board, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Nov 19 2019||Reply of petitioner George Ricks filed.|
|Nov 19 2019||Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition under to Rule 15.5 filed.|
|Nov 20 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/6/2019.|
|Dec 03 2019||Rescheduled.|
|Dec 09 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.|
|Dec 11 2019||Rescheduled.|
|Jan 06 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.|
|Jan 13 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.|
|Jan 21 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/24/2020.|
|Feb 14 2020||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.|
|Jun 17 2021||Supplemental brief of petitioner George Ricks filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 21 2021||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/24/2021.|
|Jun 28 2021||Petition DENIED.|
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Twenty minutes before the start of oral argument, here’s the scene outside the Supreme Court.
Photos by @katieleebarlow.
TODAY AT SCOTUS: The case that could determine the future of abortion in America. Oral argument begins at 10 a.m. EST. We'll be live-tweeting the full argument. You can also listen live here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/live.aspx.
Here's our preview from @AHoweBlogger: https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/11/roe-v-wade-hangs-in-balance-as-reshaped-court-prepares-to-hear-biggest-abortion-case-in-decades/
Our cross-platform coverage of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization includes, of course, TikTok. Follow us there if you don't already! And tune in for @katieleebarlow's live dispatch from outside the court tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. EST.
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