Decided

No. 22-174

Gerald E. Groff v. Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

See other cases from the Third Circuit.

Docket Entries

Judgment issued.

Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion, in which Jackson, J., joined.

Argued. For petitioner: Aaron Streett, Houston, Tex. For respondent: Elizabeth B. Prelogar, Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C.

Reply of petitioner Gerald E. Groff filed. (Distributed)

Letter filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Washington et al. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Center For Inquiry and American Atheists, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Local Government Legal Center, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, and the International Municipal Lawyers Association filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Airlines for America filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of The Freedom from Religion Foundation filed. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)

CIRCULATED

Brief of respondent Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General, United States Postal Service filed.(Corrected version submitted)

Brief of respondent Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General, United States Postal Service filed. (April 7, 2023) (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/13/2023.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/6/2023.

Reply of petitioner Gerald E. Groff filed. (Distributed)

Brief of respondent Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General, United States Postal Service in opposition filed.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including November 28, 2022.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 25, 2022 to November 28, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.

Brief amici curiae of Religious Liberty Scholars and Employment Law Scholars filed.

Brief amici curiae of Former EEOC General Counsel and Title VII Religious Accommodation Expert filed.

Brief amici curiae of Robert P. Roesser & Christian Legal Society filed.

Brief amici curiae of Thomas More Society and The Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.

Brief amici curiae of General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America filed.

Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.

Brief amicus curiae of John Kluge filed.

Brief amici curiae of Members of the United States Congress filed.

Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed.

Brief amici curiae of West Virginia, et al. filed.

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

Brief amici curiae of Asma T. Uddin and Steven T. Collis filed.

Brief amici curiae of The Sikh Coalition, et al. filed.

Brief amicus curiae of Alabama Center for Law and Liberty filed.

Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 26, 2022.

Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 26, 2022 to October 26, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Gerald E. Groff

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 26, 2022)

Parties

Gerald E. Groff, Petitioner, represented by Aaron Michael Streett

Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General, United States Postal Service, Respondent, represented by Elizabeth B. Prelogar

Amici Curiae

Airlines for America, Amicus Curiae, represented by Anton Metlitsky

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

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew Lyubarsky

American Postal Workers Union, Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael Timothy Anderson

Americans United for Separation of Church and State and Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Joshua Adam Matz

Amici States of Washington et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Karl David Smith

Asma T. Uddin and Steven T. Collis, Amicus Curiae, represented by Steven Timothy Collis

Center For Inquiry and American Atheists, Inc., Amicus Curiae, represented by Edward Z. Tabash

Former EEOC General Counsel and Title VII Religious Accommodation Expert, Amicus Curiae, represented by Rachel Nicole Morrison

General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, Amicus Curiae, represented by Christopher E. Mills

John Kluge, Amicus Curiae, represented by John J. Bursch

Local Government Legal Center, National Association of Counties, National League of Cities, and the International Municipal Lawyers Association, Amicus Curiae, represented by F. Andrew Hessick III

National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs (“COLPA”) and Other Jewish Organizations, Amicus Curiae, represented by Nathan Lewin

National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Jacob Raffel Karabell

Religious Liberty Scholars and Employment Law Scholars, Amicus Curiae, represented by John Archer Meiser

State of West Virginia and 16 Other States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Lindsay Sara See

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), Amicus Curiae, represented by Matthew James Ginsburg

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), Amicus Curiae, represented by Harold Craig Becker

The Freedom from Religion Foundation, Amicus Curiae, represented by Elizabeth Cavell

The Rutherford Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by John W. Whitehead

Thomas More Society and The Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas L. Brejcha Jr.

 
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