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This week, we are hosting a symposium before oral argument on December 2 in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York. Click here to read the contributions.

Trump v. Pennsylvania

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-454 3rd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury had statutory authority under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 to expand the conscience exemption to the contraceptive-coverage mandate; (2) whether the agencies’ decision to forgo notice and opportunity for public comment before issuing the interim final rules rendered the final rules – which were issued after notice and comment – invalid under the Administrative Procedure Act; and (3) whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit erred in affirming a nationwide preliminary injunction barring implementation of the final rules.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 03 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 6, 2019)
Oct 22 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 6, 2019 to December 16, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 24 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted in part; the time is extended to and including December 9, 2019.
Oct 31 2019Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed. VIDED.
Nov 01 2019Brief amici curiae of 92 Members of Congress filed. VIDED.
Nov 01 2019Amicus brief of The States Of Texas, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, And West Virginia not accepted for filing. (November 04, 2019)(Corrected version submitted)
Nov 01 2019Brief amicus curiae of The States Of Texas, et al. filed. VIDED.(11/5/2019)
Nov 01 2019Amicus brief of The Cato Institute submitted.
Nov 06 2019Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed. VIDED.
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