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No. 19-123
Title:Sharonell Fulton, et al., Petitioners
v.
City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, et al.
Docketed:July 25, 2019
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
   Case Numbers:(18-2574)
   Decision Date:April 22, 2019
   Rehearing Denied:
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 22 2019Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 26, 2019)
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Aug 07 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response from August 26, 2019 to October 25, 2019, submitted to The Clerk.
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Aug 07 2019Brief amici curiae of Former Foster Children and Foster Parents and the Catholic Association Foundation filed.
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Aug 13 2019Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted in part; the time is extended to and including October 10, 2019.
Aug 16 2019Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.
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Aug 26 2019Brief amici curiae of The States of Texas, et al. filed.
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Aug 26 2019Brief amici curiae of 44 United States Senators and Members of the House of Representatives filed.
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Aug 26 2019Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
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Aug 26 2019Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.
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Oct 10 2019Brief of respondents Support Center for Child Advocates and Philadelphia Family Pride in opposition filed.
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Oct 10 2019Brief of respondents City of Philadelphia, et al. in opposition filed.
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Oct 28 2019Reply of petitioners Sharonell Fulton, et al. filed.
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Oct 30 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 11/15/2019.
Nov 12 2019Rescheduled.
Nov 20 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/6/2019.
Dec 03 2019Rescheduled.
Dec 09 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/13/2019.
Dec 11 2019Rescheduled.
Jan 06 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/10/2020.
Jan 13 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/17/2020.
Jan 21 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/24/2020.
Feb 14 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.
Feb 24 2020Petition GRANTED.
Mar 17 2020Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
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Mar 23 2020Motion 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.
May 07 2020Blanket Consent filed by Respondents, City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services for the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations.
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May 27 2020Joint appendix (two volumes) filed.
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May 27 2020Brief of petitioners Sharonell Fulton, et al. filed.
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May 27 2020Brief amicus curiae of Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty filed.
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May 28 2020Brief amici curiae of The Institute for Faith and Family, et al. filed.
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Jun 01 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Evangelicals filed.
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Jun 01 2020Amicus brief of Foundation for Moral Law not accepted for filing. (June 09, 2020 - Duplicate submission.)
Jun 01 2020Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.
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Jun 02 2020Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
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Jun 02 2020Brief 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.
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Jun 02 2020Brief amici curiae of States of Nebraska, Arizona, and Ohio filed.
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Jun 02 2020Brief amicus curiae of Eugene Volokh in support of neither party filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Robertson Center for Constitutional Law filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Concerned Women for America, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Life Legal Defense Foundation et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of James and Gail Blais, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of New Hope Family Services, Inc. and Catholic Charities West Michigan filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Americans for Prosperity Foundation filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Current and Former State Legislators filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Generation Justice filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of The States of Texas, Alabama, Arkansa, Llouisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Commonwealth of Kentucky filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Galen Black filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of 76 United States Senators and Members of the House of Representatives filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Coalition for Jewish Values, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Dorothy Frame, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Former Foster Children and Foster Parents, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Christian Legal Society et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Great Lakes Justice Center filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Fifteen Pennsylvania State Senators filed.
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Jun 03 2020Brief amici curiae of Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, et al. filed.
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Jun 03 2020Amicus brief of The Rutherford Institute submitted.
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Jun 03 2020Amicus brief of New Civil Liberties Alliance submitted.
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NAMEADDRESSPHONE
Attorneys for Petitioners
Mark Leonard Rienzi
    Counsel of Record
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
1200 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

mrienzi@becketlaw.org
(202) 955-0095
Party name: Sharonell Fulton, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents
Leslie Cooper
    Counsel of Record
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004

lcooper@aclu.org
2125197815
Party name: Intervenor Support Center for Child Advocates and Philadelphia Family Pride
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: City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services for the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations
Deepak GuptaGupta Wessler PLLC
1900 L Street, NW
Suite 312
Washington, DC 20036

deepak@guptawessler.com
(202) 888-1741
Party name: City of Philadelphia, Department of Human Services for the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations
Other
Timothy Belz
    Counsel of Record
Ottsen, Leggat & Belz, L.C.
112 South Hanley, Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63105

tbelz@olblaw.com
3147262800
Party name: National Association of Evangelicals
Bruce N. Cameron
    Counsel of Record
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Inc.
8001 Braddock Road, Ste. 600
Springfield, VA 22160

bnc@nrtw.org
703-321-8510
Party name: Dorothy Frame, Annlee Post, & National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation
James A. Campbell
    Counsel of Record
Nebraska Attorney General's Office
2115 State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509

jim.campbell@nebraska.gov
402-471-2682
Party name: States of Nebraska, Arizona, and Ohio
Frederick W. Claybrook Jr.
    Counsel of Record
Claybrook, LLC
700 Sixth St., NW, Ste.430
Washington, DC 20001

rick@claybrooklaw.com
202-250-3883
Party name: Concerned Women for America, et al.
Miles Edward Coleman
    Counsel of Record
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
2 West Washington Street
Suite 400
Greenville, SC 29601

miles.coleman@nelsonmullins.com
864-373-2352
Party name: United States Senators and Members of the House of Representatives
Cynthia Fleming Crawford
    Counsel of Record
Americans for Prosperity Foundation
1310 N. Courthouse Road
7th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201

cynthia.crawford@causeofaction.org
5713292227
Party name: Americans for Prosperity Foundation
Deborah Dewart
    Counsel of Record
620 E. Sabiston Drive
Swansboro, NC 28584

debcpalaw@earthlink.net
9103264554
Party name: The Institute for Faith and Family and The International Conference of Evangelical Chaplain Endorsers
Alexander Dushku
    Counsel of Record
Kirton McConkie
36 South State Street
Suite 1900
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

adushku@kmclaw.com
801 328 3600
Party name: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, et al.
John Allen Eidsmoe
    Counsel of Record
Foundation for Moral Law
One Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104

eidsmoeja@juno.com
3342621245
Party name: Foundation for Moral Law
Richard Michael Esenberg
    Counsel of Record
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty
330 E. Kilbourn
Suite 725
Milwaukee, WI 53202

rick@will-law.org
414-727-9455
Party name: Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Noel J. Francisco
    Counsel of Record
Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
202-514-2217
Party name: United States
Alan Gura
    Counsel of Record
Gura PLLC
916 Prince Street
Suite 107
Alexandria, VA 22314

alan@gurapllc.com
7038359085
Party name: Generation Justice
Eric Nieuwenhuis Kniffin
    Counsel of Record
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
90 South Cascade Avenue, Suite 1100
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

ekniffin@lrrc.com
7193863017
Party name: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Pennsylvania Catholic Conference
Harold Douglas Laycock
    Counsel of Record
University of Virginia Law School
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903

DLAYCOCK@VIRGINIA.EDU
512-656-1789
Party name: Christian Legal Society et al.
Nathan Lewin
    Counsel of Record
Lewin & Lewin, LLP
888 17th St. NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006

nat@lewinlewin.com
2028281000
Party name: National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs
Michael J. Lockerby
    Counsel of Record
Foley & Lardner LLP
3000 K Street, N.W., Suite 600
Washington Harbour
Washington, DC 20007

mlockerby@foley.com
202-945-6079
Party name: The Rutherford Institute
Christopher C. Lund
    Counsel of Record
Wayne State University Law School
471 W. Palmer St.
Detroit, MI 48202

lund@wayne.edu
2022771264
Party name: 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
Mark D. Martin
    Counsel of Record
Robertson Center for Constitutional Law
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

mmartin@regent.edu
757-352-4040
Party name: Robertson Center for Constitutional Law
Todd R. McFarland
    Counsel of Record
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Church
Office of General Counsel
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904-6600

mcfarlandt@gc.adventist.org
3016806321
Party name: James and Gail Blais, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Thomas Gerald Olp
    Counsel of Record
A National Public Interest Law Firm
Thomas More Society
309 W. Washington, Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60606

tomolp@gmail.com
3127821680
Party name: Catholic Charities Of Springfield, Illinois, And Catholic Charities Of Joliet, Inc.,
Kara McKenna Rollins
    Counsel of Record
New Civil Liberties Alliance
1225 19th St. NW, Ste. 450
Washington, DC 20036

kara.rollins@ncla.onmicrosoft.com
(202) 908-6203
Party name: New Civil Liberties Alliance
Gene Clayton Schaerr
    Counsel of Record
Schaerr | Jaffe
1717 K Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006

gschaerr@schaerr-jaffe.com
202-787-1060
Party name: Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, The Association for Biblical Higher Education, and Thirty-One Individual Religious Colleges and Universities
Christopher Paul Schandevel
    Counsel of Record
Alliance Defending Freedom
20116 Ashbrook Place
Suite 250
Ashburn, VA 20147

cschandevel@ADFlegal.org
5717074655
Party name: New Hope Family Services, Inc. and Catholic Charities West Michigan
Kelly J. Shackelford
    Counsel of Record
First Liberty Institute
First Liberty Institute, 2001 W Piano Pkwy
Suite 1600
Plano, TX 75075

kshackelford@firstliberty.org
972-941-4444
Party name: Galen Black
Catherine Wynne Short
    Counsel of Record
Life Legal Defense Foundation
P.O. Box 2105
Napa, CA 94558

kshort@lldf.org
(707) 224-6675
Party name: Life Legal Defense Foundation et al.
Howard Nathan Slugh
    Counsel of Record
2400 Virginia Ave NW
APT C619
WASHINGTON, DC 20037

hslugh@jcrl.org
9543289461
Party name: Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty
Carson J. Tucker
    Counsel of Record
Lex Fori PLLC
117 N FIRST ST.
Suite 111
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

cjtucker@lexfori.org
7348879261
Party name: Current and Former State Legislators
Eugene Volokh
    Counsel of Record
UCLA School of Law
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095

volokh@law.ucla.edu
310-206-3926
Party name: Eugene Volokh
William Wagner
    Counsel of Record
Great Lakes Justice Center
5600 W. Mount Hope Hwy.
Upper Level
Lansing, MI 48917

AttyContact@GreatLakesJC.org
517-322-3207
Party name: Great Lakes Justice Center
Edward Mark Wenger
    Counsel of Record
119 South Monroe Street
Suite 300
Tallahassee, FL 32301

edw@hgslaw.com
850-425-2352
Party name: Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III
Randall L. Wenger
    Counsel of Record
Independence Law Center
23 N. Front Street, First Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101

rwenger@indlawcenter.org
717-657-4990
Party name: Fifteen Pennsylvania State Senators
Philip Daniel Williamson
    Counsel of Record
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
425 Walnut Street, Suite 1800
Cincinnati, OH 45202

pwilliamson@taftlaw.com
5133579417
Party name: Coalition for Jewish Values, The Call, Lifeline Children’s Services, FaithBridge Foster Care, Prof. Elizabeth Kirk, and Prof. David Smolin
Anthony Thomas CasoCenter for Constitutional Jurisprudence
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

caso@chapman.edu
877-855-3330
Party name: Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence
Kyle Douglas Hawkins
    Counsel of Record
Texas Attorney General's Office
P.O. Box 12548 (MC 059)
Austin, TX 78711-2548

kyle.hawkins@oag.texas.gov
5129361700
Party name: The States of Texas, Alabama, Arkansa, Llouisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Commonwealth of Kentucky
Andrea Marie Picciotti-Bayer
    Counsel of Record
Catholic Association Foundation
3220 N. Street NW, Suite 126
Washington, DC 20007

amariepicciotti@gmail.com
5712016564
Party name: Former Foster Children and Foster Parents and the Catholic Association Foundation

 

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