Argued

No. 16-258

Dignity Health, et al. v. Starla Rollins

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

See other cases from the Ninth Circuit.

Docket Entries

Argued. For petitioners: Lisa S. Blatt, Washington, D. C.; and Malcolm L. Stewart, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) For respondents: James A. Feldman, Washington, D. C. VIDED.

Reply of petitioners Advocate Health Care Network, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Motion of the Deputy Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. VIDED

Brief amici curiae of Americans United for Separation for Church and State. filed. et al. VIDED (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of AARP, and AARP Foundation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Professor Daniel I.Halperin filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Pension Rights Center filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED.

Brief amicus curiae of National Employment Lawyers Association filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief of respondents Maria Stapleton, et al. filed. VIDED.

Motion of the Deputy Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.

Record received from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit. The record is electronic and available on PACER. Also received SEALED pleadings.

Record requested from U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, March 27, 2017. VIDED

Letter containing additional disclosure pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 37.6 received from counsel for Church Defendants. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Church Alliance filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of The Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of The American Center for Law & Justice filed. VIDED

Brief amicus curiae of Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Inc. filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Christian Legal Society, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of The General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventists filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Catholic Health Association of the United States filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Church Defendant filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Alliance Defending Freedom, and Thomas More Society filed. VIDED.

Brief of petitioners Advocate Health Care Network, et al. filed. VIDED.

Joint appendix filed. (2 Vols.) VIDED.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioners.

Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Starla Rollins.

Petition GRANTED The petitions for writs of certiorari in 16-74 and 16-86 are granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.

Reply of petitioners Dignity Health, et al. filed.

Brief of respondent Starla Rollins in opposition filed.

Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 17, 2016.

Application (16A241) granted by the Court. The application for stay presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is granted pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari. Should the petition for a writ of certiorari be denied, this stay shall terminate automatically. In the event the petition for a writ of certiorari is granted, the stay shall terminate upon the issuance of the judgment of this Court.

Application (16A241) referred to the Court.

Response to application from respondent Starla Rollins filed.

Response to application (16A241) requested by Justice Kennedy, due Monday, September 19, 2016, by 3 p.m. ET.

Application (16A241) for a stay of mandate pending the disposition of the petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Kennedy.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 28, 2016)

Parties

Dignity Health, et al., Petitioner, represented by Lisa S. Blatt

Starla Rollins, Respondent, represented by James A. Feldman

Starla Rollins, Respondent, represented by Lynn L. Sarko

Amici Curiae

AARP, and AARP Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mary Ellen Signorille

Alliance Defending Freedom, and Thomas More Society, Amicus Curiae, represented by Emily Janney Kennedy

Americans United for Separation for Church and State, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Richard B. Katskee

Catholic Health Association of the United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark E. Chopko

Christian Legal Society, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Kimberlee Wood Colby

Church Alliance, Amicus Curiae, represented by Laurence A. Hansen

Church Defendant, Amicus Curiae, represented by Howard Shapiro

Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Helgi C. Walker

Laurence Kaplan, Amicus Curiae, represented by Karen L. Handorf

National Employment Lawyers Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by Brian Wolfman

Pension Rights Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by Karen W. Ferguson

Professor Daniel I .Halperin, Amicus Curiae, represented by Marc I. Machiz

Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Richard G. Meyer

The American Center for Law & Justice, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jay Alan Sekulow

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Amicus Curiae, represented by Eric C. Rassbach

The General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventists, Amicus Curiae, represented by Gene C. Schaerr

The Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Bradley J. Andreozzi

the United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Edwin S. Kneedler

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Malcolm L. Stewart

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Paul D. Clement

 
Last updated: April 27, 2017