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Thomas More Law Center v. Obama

Petition for certiorari denied on June 29, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-117 6th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: (1) Whether Congress acted within its constitutional powers in passing the individual mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act; and (2) whether the individual mandate provision of the Act is unconstitutional as applied to the individual petitioners who lack health insurance.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 26 2011Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 29, 2011)
Aug 22 2011Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 28, 2011.
Aug 24 2011Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation and Matthew Sissel filed.
Aug 25 2011Brief amici curiae of Mortimer Caplan & Sheldon Cohen filed.
Aug 26 2011Brief amicus curiae of HR Policy Association filed.
Aug 29 2011Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Sep 28 2011Brief of respondents Barack H. Obama, President of the United States, et al. filed.
Oct 6 2011Reply of petitioners Thomas More Law Center, et al. filed.
Oct 26 2011DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 10, 2011.
Jun 25 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 28, 2012.
Jun 29 2012Petition DENIED.