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Docket for 16-74
No. 16-74
Title:
Advocate Health Care Network, et al., Petitioners
v.
Maria Stapleton, et al.
Docketed:July 15, 2016
Linked with 15A1201
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  Case Nos.:(15-1368)
  Decision Date:March 17, 2015
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
May 23 2016 Application (15A1201) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from June 15, 2016 to July 15, 2016, submitted to Justice Kagan.
May 24 2016 Application (15A1201) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until July 15, 2016.
Jul 15 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 15, 2016)
Aug 3 2016 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including September 14, 2016.
Aug 8 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for petitioner.
Aug 8 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents.
Aug 12 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Church Alliance filed. VIDED.
Aug 15 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Thomas More Society filed. VIDED.
Aug 15 2016 Brief amicus curiae of Alliance Defending Freedom filed. VIDED.
Aug 15 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Catholic Health Association of the United States filed. VIDED.
Aug 15 2016 Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed. VIDED.
Sep 14 2016 Brief of respondents Maria Stapleton, et al. in opposition filed.
Oct 19 2016 Reply of petitioners Advocate Health Care Networks, et al. filed.
Nov 2 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 22, 2016.
Nov 28 2016 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 2, 2016.
Dec 2 2016 Petition GRANTED The petitions for writs of certiorari in 16-86 and 16-258 are granted. The cases are consolidated and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.
Dec 14 2016 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents Marie Stapleton, et al.
Jan 17 2017 Brief of petitioners Advocate Health Care Network, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 17 2017 Joint appendix filed (2 Vols.) (Statement of costs filed.) VIDED.
Jan 18 2017 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Church Alliance filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law and Justice filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Alliance Defending Freedom, and Thomas More Society filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Inc. filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Church Defendant filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of Christian Legal Society, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Catholic Health Association of the United States filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of The General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. VIDED.
Jan 24 2017 Brief amici curiae of The Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 31 2017 Letter containing additional disclosure pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 37.6 received from counsel for amici Church Defendants. VIDED.
Feb 3 2017 SET FOR ARGUMENT on Monday, March 27, 2017. VIDED
Feb 6 2017 Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit.
Feb 6 2017 Record received from the U.S.C.A. 7th Circuit. The record is electronic and available on PACER. Also received one SEALED pleading.
Feb 7 2017 Motion of the Deputy Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.
Feb 16 2017 Brief of respondents Maria Stapleton, et al. filed. VIDED.
Feb 22 2017 CIRCULATED.
Feb 22 2017 Brief amicus curiae of National Employment Lawyers Association filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Pension Rights Center filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amici curiae of AARP, and AARP Foundation filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2017 Brief amicus curiae of Professor Daniel I. Halperin filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 17 2017 Motion of the Deputy Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. VIDED
Mar 20 2017 Reply of petitioners Advocate Health Care Network, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 27 2017 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.
Jun 5 2017 Judgment REVERSED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which all other Members joined, except Gorsuch, J., who took no part in the consideration or decision of these cases. Sotomayor, J., filed a concurring opinion. VIDED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
    Counsel of Record601 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
lisa.blatt@aporter.com
Party name: Advocate Health Care Network, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
James A. Feldman 5335 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.(202) 730-1267
    Counsel of RecordSuite 440
Washington, DC  20015
wexfeld@gmail.com
Party name: Maria Stapleton, et al.
 
Lynn L. Sarko Keller Rohrback LLP(206) 623-1900
1201 Third Ave., Suite 3200
Seattle, WA  98101
lsarko@kellerrohrback.com
Party name: Maria Stapleton, et al.
Other:
Bradley J. Andreozzi Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP(312) 569-1000
191 North Wacker Drive
Suite 3700
Chicago, IL  60606
bradley.andreozzi@dbr.com
Party name: Illinois Conference of the United Church of Christ, et al.
 
Mark E. Chopko Stevens & Young, LLP(202) 419-8410
1250 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC  20036
mchopko@stradley.com
Party name: The Catholic Health Association of the United States
 
Paul D. Clement Kirkland & Ellis LLP(202) 879-5000
655 Fifteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
paul.clement@kirkland.com
Party name: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, et al.
 
Kimberlee Wood Colby Christian Legal Society(703) 894-1087
8001 Braddock Rd., Suite 302
Springfield, VA  22151
kcolby@clsnet.org
Party name: Christian Legal Society, et al.
 
Karen W. Ferguson Pension Rights Center(202) 296-3776
1350 Connecticut Ave., N.W
Washington, DC  20036
kferguson@pensionrights.org
Party name: Pension Rights Center
 
Karen L. Handorf Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, PLLC(202) 408-4600
1100 New York Avenue NW, Suite 500 East
Washington, DC  20005
khandorf@cohenmilstein.com
Party name: Laurence Kaplan
 
Laurence A. Hansen Locke Lord, LLP312-443-0456
111 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL  60606
lhansen@lockelord.com
Party name: Church Alliance
 
Richard B. Katskee Americans United for Separation of Church and State(202) 466-3234
1310 L St., NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC  20005
katskee@au.org
Party name: Americans United for Separation of Church and State, et al.
 
Emily Janney Kennedy Jones Day(202) 879-3939
51 Louisiana Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
ekennedy@jonesday.com
Party name: Alliance Defending Freedom, and Thomas More Society
 
Edwin S. Kneedler Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ
Party name: the United States
 
Marc I. Machiz 9123 NE Juanita Drive(610) 724-4381
Unit 307
Kirkland, WA  98034
mmachiz@gmail.com
Party name: Professor Daniel I. Halperin
 
Richard G. Meyer Dressman Benzinger LaVelle psc(859) 341-1881
207 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY  41017
rmeyer@dbllaw.com
Party name: Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Inc.
 
Eric C. Rassbach Becket Fund for Religious Liberty(202) 955-0095
1200 New Hampshire Ave., Ste. 700
Washington, DC  20036
erassbach@becketfund.org
Party name: The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
 
Gene C. Schaerr Schaerr l Duncan, LLP(202) 787-1060
1717 K Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20006
gschaerr@schaerr-duncan.com
Party name: The General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists
 
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: American Center for Law and Justice
 
Howard Shapiro Proskauer Rose LLP(504) 310-4088
650 Poydras Street
Suite 1800
New Orleans, LA  70130
howshapiro@proskauer.com
Party name: Church Defendant
 
Mary Ellen Signorille AARP Foundation Litigation(202) 434-2072
601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC  20049
msignorille@aarp.org
Party name: AARP, and AARP Foundation
 
Malcolm L. Stewart Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2201
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
malcolm.l.stewart@usdoj.gov
Party name: United States
 
Alan E. Untereiner Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP(202) 775-4500
1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411L
Washington, DC  20006
auntereiner@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: The Thomas More Society
 
Helgi C. Walker Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
1050 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
hwalker@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Christian Colleges & Universities, et al.
 
Jeffrey B. Wall Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: the United States
 
Brian Wolfman Georgetown Law(202) 661-6582
Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic
600 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
wolfmanb@law.georgetown.edu
Party name: National Employment Lawyers Association
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