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West Virginia v. B.P.J.

Emergency application to vacate injunction is denied on April 4, 2023.
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
22A800 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2022

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should vacate the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit's injunction of a West Virginia law that bans girls who are transgender from participating in girl's sports in school.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 09 2023Application (22A800) to Vacate the Injunction Entered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Mar 13 2023Response to application (22A800) requested by The Chief Justice, due Monday, March 20, 2023 by Noon (EDT).
Mar 13 2023Brief amicus curiae of Women's Liberation Front filed.
Mar 13 2023Brief amicus curiae of Alabama, Arkansas, and 19 Other States filed.
Mar 13 2023Brief amicus curiae of 67 Female Athletes, Coaches, Sports Officials, and Parents of Female Athletes filed.
Mar 20 2023Response to application from respondent B.P.J., by her next friend and mother, Heather Jackson filed.
Mar 22 2023Reply of applicant West Virginia filed.
Apr 06 2023Application (22A800) referred to the Court.
Apr 06 2023Application (22A800) to vacate injunction presented to The Chief Justice and by him referred to the Court is denied. Justice Alito, with whom Justice Thomas joins, dissent. (Detached Opinion)