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Trump v. Stockman

Petition for writ of certiorari before judgment denied on January 22, 2019

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-678 C.D. Cal. Not Argued Jan 22, 2019 TBD TBD OT 2018

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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 23 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due December 24, 2018)
Dec 13 2018Response to application (18A627) requested by Justice Kagan, due Friday, December 28, 2018, by noon ET.
Dec 13 2018Application (18A627) for a stay, submitted to Justice Kagan.
Dec 19 2018Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed. VIDED.
Dec 21 2018Letter of respondent State of California filed.
Dec 24 2018Brief of respondents Aiden Stockman, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 26 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.
Dec 28 2018Response to application from respondents Aiden Stockman, et al. filed.
Jan 04 2019Reply of petitioners Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 04 2019Letter of petitioners Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 04 2019Reply of applicant Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed.
Jan 14 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/18/2019.
Jan 22 2019Petition DENIED.
Jan 22 2019Application (18A627) referred to the Court.
Jan 22 2019Application (18A627) granted by the Court. The application for stay presented to Justice Kagan and by her referred to the Court is granted, and the District Court’s December 22, 2017 order granting a preliminary injunction is stayed pending disposition of the Government’s appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and disposition of the Government’s petition for a writ of certiorari, if such writ is sought. If a writ of certiorari is sought and the Court denies the petition, this order shall terminate automatically. If the Court grants the petition for a writ of certiorari, this order shall terminate when the Court enters its judgment. Justice Ginsburg, Justice Breyer, Justice Sotomayor, and Justice Kagan would deny the application.
 
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