Certiorari Granted

No. 19-123

Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

See other cases from the Third Circuit.

Docket Entries

Amicus brief of The Rutherford Institute submitted.

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

Brief amici curiae of Fifteen Pennsylvania State Senators filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Great Lakes Justice Center filed.

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

Brief amici curiae of James and Gail Blais, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists filed.

Brief amici curiae of Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee filed.

Brief amici curiae of Life Legal Defense Foundation et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Concerned Women for America, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Robertson Center for Constitutional Law filed.

Brief amici curiae of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois, et al. filed.

Amicus brief of New Civil Liberties Alliance submitted.

Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.

Brief amici curiae of Former Foster Children and Foster Parents, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Dorothy Frame, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Coalition for Jewish Values, et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of 76 United States Senators and Members of the House of Representatives filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Galen Black filed.

Brief amici curiae of The States of Texas, Alabama, Arkansa, Llouisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Commonwealth of Kentucky filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Generation Justice filed.

Brief amici curiae of Current and Former State Legislators filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.

Brief amici curiae of New Hope Family Services, Inc. and Catholic Charities West Michigan filed.

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

Brief amicus curiae of Eugene Volokh in support of neither party filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.

Brief amici curiae of States of Nebraska, Arizona, and Ohio filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Bruderhof, United Sikhs, The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), The Islam & Religious Freedom Action Team of the Religious Freedom Institute, and Asma Uddin filed.

Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Evangelicals filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.

Amicus brief of Foundation for Moral Law not accepted for filing. (June 09, 2020 - Duplicate submission.)

Brief amici curiae of The Institute for Faith and Family, et al. filed.

Joint appendix (two volumes) filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.

Brief of petitioners Sharonell Fulton, et al. filed.

Blanket Consent filed by Respondents, City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services for the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations.

Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits is extended to and including May 27, 2020. The time to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including August 13, 2020.

Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.

Petition GRANTED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/24/2020.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.

Rescheduled.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/6/2019.

Rescheduled.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.

Reply of petitioners Sharonell Fulton, et al. filed.

Brief of respondents City of Philadelphia, et al. in opposition filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.

Brief amici curiae of 44 United States Senators and Members of the House of Representatives filed.

Brief amici curiae of The States of Texas, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted in part; the time is extended to and including October 10, 2019.

Brief amici curiae of Former Foster Children and Foster Parents and the Catholic Association Foundation filed.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 26, 2019 to October 25, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 26, 2019)

Parties

Sharonell Fulton, et al., Petitioner, represented by Mark Leonard Rienzi

City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services for the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, Respondent, represented by Neal Kumar Katyal

City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services for the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, Respondent, represented by Deepak Gupta

Intervenor Support Center for Child Advocates and Philadelphia Family Pride, Respondent, represented by Leslie Cooper

Amici Curiae

Americans for Prosperity Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Cynthia Fleming Crawford

Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Amicus Curiae, represented by Richard Michael Esenberg

Catholic Charities Of Springfield, Illinois, And Catholic Charities Of Joliet, Inc.,, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas Gerald Olp

Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, Amicus Curiae, represented by Anthony Thomas Caso

Christian Legal Society et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Harold Douglas Laycock

Coalition for Jewish Values, The Call, Lifeline Children’s Services, FaithBridge Foster Care, Prof. Elizabeth Kirk, and Prof. David Smolin, Amicus Curiae, represented by Philip Daniel Williamson

Concerned Women for America, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Frederick W. Claybrook Jr.

Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, The Association for Biblical Higher Education, and Thirty-One Individual Religious Colleges and Universities, Amicus Curiae, represented by Gene Clayton Schaerr

Current and Former State Legislators, Amicus Curiae, represented by Carson J. Tucker

Dorothy Frame, Annlee Post, & National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Bruce N. Cameron

Eugene Volokh, Amicus Curiae, represented by Eugene Volokh

Fifteen Pennsylvania State Senators, Amicus Curiae, represented by Randall L. Wenger

Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III, Amicus Curiae, represented by Edward Mark Wenger

Former Foster Children and Foster Parents and the Catholic Association Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrea Marie Picciotti-Bayer

Foundation for Moral Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by John Allen Eidsmoe

Galen Black, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kelly J. Shackelford

Generation Justice, Amicus Curiae, represented by Alan Gura

Great Lakes Justice Center, Amicus Curiae, represented by William Wagner

James and Gail Blais, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Amicus Curiae, represented by Todd R. McFarland

Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty, Amicus Curiae, represented by Howard Nathan Slugh

Life Legal Defense Foundation et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Catherine Wynne Short

National Association of Evangelicals, Amicus Curiae, represented by Timothy Belz

National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs, Amicus Curiae, represented by Nathan Lewin

New Civil Liberties Alliance, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kara McKenna Rollins

New Hope Family Services, Inc. and Catholic Charities West Michigan, Amicus Curiae, represented by Christopher Paul Schandevel

Robertson Center for Constitutional Law, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark D. Martin

States of Nebraska, Arizona, and Ohio, Amicus Curiae, represented by James A. Campbell

The Bruderhof, United Sikhs, The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), The Islam & Religious Freedom Action Team of the Religious Freedom Institute, and Asma Uddin, Amicus Curiae, represented by Christopher C. Lund

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Alexander Dushku

The Institute for Faith and Family and The International Conference of Evangelical Chaplain Endorsers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Deborah Dewart

The Rutherford Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael J. Lockerby

The States of Texas, Alabama, Arkansa, Llouisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Commonwealth of Kentucky, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kyle Douglas Hawkins

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jeffrey B. Wall

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Pennsylvania Catholic Conference, Amicus Curiae, represented by Eric Nieuwenhuis Kniffin

United States Senators and Members of the House of Representatives, Amicus Curiae, represented by Miles Edward Coleman

 
Last updated: July 11, 2020