Petition Filed

No. 21-1405

Lester J. Smith v. Timothy C. Ward, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Corrections

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

See other cases from the Eleventh Circuit.

Docket Entries

Brief amici curiae of Prison Safety and Religion Scholars filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Religious Freedom Institute filed.

Brief amici curiae of Kristen Bell, J.D., Ph.D., et al. filed.

Brief amici curiae of Former Prison Officials filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Sikh Coalition filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America filed.

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

Brief amici curiae of Christian Legal Society and National Association of Evangelicals filed.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 6, 2022)

Application (21A515) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until April 28, 2022.

Application (21A515) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 29, 2022 to May 28, 2022, submitted to Justice Thomas.

Parties

Lester J. Smith, Petitioner, represented by J. Scott Ballenger

Timothy Ward, Respondent, represented by Stephen John Petrany

Amici Curiae

Christian Legal Society and National Association of Evangelicals, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew Timothy Tutt

Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America, Amicus Curiae, represented by Christina A. Jump

Former Prison Officials, Amicus Curiae, represented by Kevin Franz King

Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty, Agudath Israel of America, and the Aleph Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by Krystal Brunner Swendsboe

Kristen Bell, J.D., Ph.D., Sharon Dolovich, Brittany Friedman, Ph.D., Nicole B. Godfrey, Danielle C. Jefferis, Judith Resnik, David M. Shapiro, and John Stinneford, Amicus Curiae, represented by Arthur Joseph Burke

Prison Safety and Religion Scholars, Amicus Curiae, represented by John Savage Moran

Religious Freedom Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by John Archer Meiser

Sikh Coalition, Amicus Curiae, represented by Linda T. Coberly

 
Last updated: July 3, 2022