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Whole Woman’s Health v. Jackson

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-463 5th Cir. Nov 1, 2021
TBD TBD TBD OT 2021

Issue: Whether a state can insulate from federal-court review a law that prohibits the exercise of a constitutional right by delegating to the general public the authority to enforce that prohibition through civil actions.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Sep 23 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due October 28, 2021)
Sep 23 2021Motion to expedite consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed by petitioners.
Oct 18 2021Petitioners’ motion to expedite consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment is granted, and respondents are directed to file a response to the petition on or before noon on Thursday, October 21, 2021.
Oct 21 2021Brief of respondents in opposition filed.
Oct 21 2021Amicus brief of Firearms Policy Coalition submitted.
Oct 22 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment GRANTED. The briefs of the parties, limited to 13,000 words, are to be filed electronically on or before 5 p.m., Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Reply briefs, if any, limited to 6,000 words, are to be filed electronically on or before 5 p.m., Friday, October 29, 2021. Any amicus curiae briefs are to be filed electronically on or before 5 p.m., Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Booklet format briefs prepared in compliance with Rule 33.1 shall be submitted as soon as possible thereafter. The parties are not required to file a joint appendix. The case is set for oral argument on Monday, November 1, 2021.
Oct 22 2021ARGUMENT SET FOR Monday, November 1, 2021.
Oct 23 2021Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Austin Reeve Jackson, et al.
Oct 24 2021Consent to the filing of amicus briefs received from counsel for Whole Woman's Health, et al. submitted.