|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether the district court erred in preliminarily enjoining the military from implementing nationwide the 2018 policy of Secretary of Defense James Mattis under which transgender individuals would be permitted to serve in the military, while individuals with a history of a medical condition called gender dysphoria would be disqualified from military service unless they meet certain conditions.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Nov 23 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due December 24, 2018)|
|Dec 13 2018||Response to application (18A626) requested by The Chief Justice, due Friday, December 28, 2018, by noon ET.|
|Dec 13 2018||Application (18A626) for a stay, submitted to The Chief Justice.|
|Dec 19 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed. VIDED.|
|Dec 24 2018||Brief of respondents Jane Doe 2, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 26 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.|
|Dec 28 2018||Response to application from respondent Jane Doe 2, et al. filed.|
|Jan 04 2019||Reply of petitioners Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Jan 04 2019||Letter of petitioners Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Jan 04 2019||Reply of applicant Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed.|
|Jan 14 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.|
|Jan 22 2019||Petition DENIED.|
|Jan 22 2019||Application (18A626) denied by The Chief Justice.|
Quick Tok explainer on yesterday’s voting rights case at the Supreme Court—Merrill v. Milligan.
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In today's Voting Rights Act case, the conservative majority seemed likely to side with Alabama, though perhaps on narrower grounds than the state asked for. Here's @AHoweBlogger's analysis, plus courtroom sketches from Bill Hennessy (AKA @Artisbest).
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Today at SCOTUS: voting rights and veterans' benefits.
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