|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|16-845||9th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2016|
Issues: (1) Whether a state may bar ministers from inculcating or encouraging certain religious values in youth, when those ministers are also licensed by the state as mental health providers; (2) whether repeated references by a legislature to religious motivations, prayer, spiritual interventions, and religious conversion as a cause for governmental concern are of no religion clause significance, so long as the legislature identifies an additional secular concern; (3) whether facial neutrality shields from strict scrutiny a regulation that directly or indirectly restricts religious practices; and (4) whether minors' rights to privacy, autonomy and self-definition are violated by a state's determination that they may only seek to reduce same-sex attraction on their own or with the assistance of unlicensed individuals, and they may not seek professional help to do so.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jan 3 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 6, 2017)|
|Jan 18 2017||Waiver of right of respondents Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor of California, et al. to respond filed.|
|Jan 25 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of February 17, 2017.|
|Jan 31 2017||Response Requested . (Due March 2, 2017)|
|Mar 2 2017||Brief of respondents Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor of California, et al. in opposition filed.|
|Mar 2 2017||Brief amici curiae of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality, et al. filed.|
|Mar 22 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 13, 2017.|
|Apr 11 2017||Rescheduled.|
|Apr 17 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 21, 2017.|
|Apr 19 2017||Rescheduled.|
|Apr 24 2017||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 28, 2017.|
|May 1 2017||Petition DENIED.|
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