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