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Rutledge v. Little Rock Family Planning Services

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-1434 8th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the 14th Amendment bars states from prohibiting abortions that are sought solely because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 09 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 13, 2021)
Apr 30 2021Motion of Little Rock Family Planning Services, et al. for an extension of time not accepted for filing. (May 03, 2021--corrected version to be submitted)
May 03 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from May 13, 2021 to June 28, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
May 04 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including June 28, 2021.
May 11 2021Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law & Justice filed.
May 13 2021Brief amicus curiae of The Jerome Lejeune Foundation filed.
May 13 2021Brief amici curiae of Americans United for Life filed.
May 13 2021Brief amicus curiae of Charlotte Lozier Institute filed.
May 13 2021Brief amici curiae of United States Senators and Representatives filed.
May 13 2021Brief amici curiae of Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, et al. filed.
May 13 2021Brief amici curiae of State of Missouri and 21 other states filed.
May 13 2021Brief amicus curiae of Life Legal Defense Foundation filed.
Jun 28 2021Brief of respondents Little Rock Family Planning Services, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 09 2021Rule 29.6 Corporate Disclosure Statement filed with respect to brief in oppositon of Little Rock Family Planning Services, et al..
Jul 13 2021Reply of petitioners Leslie Rutledge, in her official capacity as Attorney General of the State of Arkansas, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 14 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/27/2021.