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Walker-McGill v. Stuart

Petition for certiorari denied on June 15, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-1172 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether North Carolina's statutory requirement that an ultrasound image be displayed and described to the patient prior to an abortion procedure violates the First Amendment rights of the provider.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 23 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 24, 2015)
Apr 1 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 22, 2015.
Apr 2 2015Consent to the filing of amicus cuirae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners
Apr 24 2015Brief amici curiae of American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians & Gynecologists, et al. filed.
Apr 24 2015Brief amici curiae of North Carolina Medical Professionals, et al. filed.
May 12 2015Brief of respondents Gretchen S. Stuart, et al. in opposition filed.
May 22 2015Reply of petitioners Cheryl Walker-McGill, in Her Official Capacity as President of the North Carolina Medical Board, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 26 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 11, 2015.
Jun 15 2015Petition DENIED Justice Scalia dissents.
 
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