No. 17-1717
Vide 18-18
Title:The American Legion, et al., Petitioners
v.
American Humanist Association, et al.
Docketed:June 27, 2018
Linked with 17A1201
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
   Case Numbers:(15-2597)
   Decision Date:October 18, 2017
   Rehearing Denied:March 1, 2018
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Analyst:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Apr 30 2018Application (17A1201) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 30, 2018 to June 29, 2018, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Main DocumentLower Court Orders/OpinionsProof of Service
May 03 2018Application (17A1201) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until June 29, 2018.
Jun 25 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 27, 2018)
PetitionAppendixCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 12 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, The American Legion, et al..
Blanket Consent
Jul 13 2018Blanket Consent received from counsel of record for Respondent, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission filed.
Blanket Consent
Jul 25 2018Brief amicus curiae of American Center for Law & Justice filed. VIDED.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 26 2018Brief amicus curiae of Military Order of the Purple Heart filed. VIDED.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 27 2018Brief amici curiae of 109 United States Senators and Members of the United States House of Representatives filed. VIDED.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 27 2018Brief amici curiae of Major General Patrick Brady and Veterans Groups Erecting and Maintaining War Memorials filed. VIDED.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 27 2018Brief amicus curiae of Thomas More Law Center filed.
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Jul 27 2018Brief amicus curiae of The Town of Taos, New Mexico filed. VIDED
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Jul 27 2018Brief amicus curiae of The Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team of the Religious Freedom Institute filed. VIDED.
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Jul 27 2018Brief amicus curiae of International Municipal Lawyers Association filed. VIDED.
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Jul 27 2018Brief amici curiae of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, et al. filed. VIDED.
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Jul 27 2018Brief amici curiae of Medal of Honor Recipients filed. VIDED.
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Jul 27 2018Brief amici curiae of Maryland Elected Officials filed. VIDED.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 27 2018Brief amici curiae of Citizens United, et al. filed.
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Jul 27 2018Brief of respondents American Humanist Association, et al. in opposition filed.
Main DocumentOtherCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 27 2018Brief amici curiae of State of West Virginia, 27 Other States & the Governor of Kentucky filed. VIDED.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 27 2018Brief amici curiae of Retired Generals and Flag Officers filed. VIDED.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service
Jul 27 2018Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed. VIDED.
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Jul 27 2018Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed. VIDED.(Corrected brief to be resubmitted)
Jul 27 2018Corrected brief amici curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed. VIDED.
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Aug 21 2018Reply of petitioners The American Legion, et al. filed.
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Aug 22 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.

NAMEADDRESSPHONE
Attorneys for Petitioner
Michael A. Carvin
    Counsel of Record
Jones Day
51 Louisiana Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

macarvin@jonesday.com
(202) 879-7643
Party name: The American Legion, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents
Neal Kumar Katyal
    Counsel of Record
Hogan Lovells US LLP
555 Thirteenth St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20004

neal.katyal@hoganlovells.com
202 637 5528
Party name: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Monica Lynn Miller
    Counsel of Record
American Humanist Association
1821 Jefferson Place NW
Washington, DC 20036

mmiller@americanhumanist.org
2022389088
Party name: American Humanist Association, et al.
Other
Paul D. Clement
    Counsel of Record
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
655 Fifteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

paul.clement@kirkland.com
(202) 879-5000
Party name: Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, et al.
Miles Edward Coleman
    Counsel of Record
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
1320 Main Street, 17 Floor
Columbia, SC 29201

miles.coleman@nelsonmullins.com
(803)799-2000
Party name: The Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team of the Religious Freedom Institute
Charles Justin Cooper
    Counsel of Record
Cooper & Kirk, PLLC
1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

ccooper@cooperkirk.com
202-220-9600
Party name: 109 United States Senators and Members of the United States House of Representatives
David Andrew Cortman
    Counsel of Record
Alliance Defending Freedom
440 First Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20001

dcortman@adflegal.org
(202) 393-8690
Party name: Major General Patrick Brady and Veterans Groups Erecting and Maintaining War Memorials
Matthew James Dowd
    Counsel of Record
Dowd PLLC
1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 1025
Washington, DC 20006

mdowd@dowdscheffel.com
202-573-3853
Party name: Military Order of the Purple Heart
Luke W. Goodrich
    Counsel of Record
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
1200 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

lgoodrich@becketlaw.org
202-349-7216
Party name: The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
Jeffrey Matthew Harris
    Counsel of Record
Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC
3033 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201

jeff@consovoymccarthy.com
732-439-423
Party name: Maryland Elected Officials
Daniel Patrick Kearney Jr.
    Counsel of Record
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20006

Daniel.Kearney@wilmerhale.com
202-663-6000
Party name: Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty
Erin Jude Kuenzig
    Counsel of Record
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive
P.O. Box 393
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

erinkuenzig@gmail.com
734-827-2001
Party name: Thomas More Law Center
Brian Himanshu Pandya
    Counsel of Record
Wiley Rein, LLP
1776 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

bpandya@wileyrein.com
(202) 719-7457
Party name: Medal of Honor Recipients
William Perry Pendley
    Counsel of Record
Mountain States Legal Foundation
2596 South Lewis Way
Lakewood, CO 80277

wppendley@mountainstateslegal.com
303-292-2021
Party name: The Town of Taos, New Mexico
Lindsay Sara See
    Counsel of Record
Office of the West Virginia Attorney General
1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Bldg 1 Rm 26E
Charleston, WV 25305

lindsay.s.see@wvago.gov
304-558-2021
Party name: State of West Virginia, 27 Other States & the Governor of Kentucky
Jay Alan Sekulow
    Counsel of Record
American Center for Law and Justice
201 Maryland Avenue, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002

sekulow@aclj.org
202-546-8890
Party name: American Center for Law & Justice
Aaron Michael Streett
    Counsel of Record
Baker Botts, L.L.P.
910 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002

aaron.streett@bakerbotts.com
713-229-1855
Party name: Retired Generals and Flag Officers
Herbert William Titus
    Counsel of Record
William J. Olson P.C.
370 Maple Avenue West
Suite 4
Vienna, VA 22180

jmorgan@mindspring.com
703-356-5070
Party name: Citizens United, et al.
Paul J. Zidlicky
    Counsel of Record
Sidley Austin LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005

pzidlicky@sidley.com
202-736-8000
Party name: International Municipal Lawyers Association