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Case Name Ave Maria University v. Sebelius FA-FL-0003
Docket / Court 2:13−cv−00630 ( M.D. Fla. )
Additional Docket(s) 2:12-cv-00088-UA-SPC  [ 12-88 ]
State/Territory Florida
Case Type(s) Speech and Religious Freedom
Special Collection Contraception Insurance Mandate
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Establishment Clause
Free Exercise Clause
Freedom of speech/association
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Defendant-type
Hospital/Health Department
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Religion discrimination
General
Abortion
Contraception
Religious programs / policies
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit religious organization
Type of Facility
Non-government non-profit
Causes of Action Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Religious Freedom Rest. Act/Religious Land Use and Inst. Persons Act (RFRA/RLUIPA)
Defendant(s) U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
U.S. Dept. of Labor
U.S. Dept. of the Treasury
Plaintiff Description A non-profit Catholic university opposed to the ACA's contraception coverage mandate.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Declaratory Judgment
Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Order Duration 2018 - n/a
Filing Year 2013
Case Ongoing No reason to think so
Case Listing FA-IL-0013 : Wheaton College v. Sebelius (N.D. Ill.)
FA-OK-0001 : Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores (W.D. Okla.)
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Docket(s)
2:13-cv-00630-JSM-CM (M.D. Fla.)
FA-FL-0003-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/25/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
FA-FL-0003-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/21/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Denying Motion to Stay Discovery Pending Resolution of Motion to Dismiss] [ECF# 36] (2012 WL 3128015) (M.D. Fla.)
FA-FL-0003-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/31/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting Motion to Stay Discovery Pending Resolution of Motion to Dismiss] [ECF# 59] (M.D. Fla.)
FA-FL-0003-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/28/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction] [ECF# 72] (2013 WL 1326638) (M.D. Fla.)
FA-FL-0003-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 03/29/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Verified Complaint [ECF# 1]
FA-FL-0003-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/29/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Administratively Staying Case] [ECF# 46] (M.D. Fla.)
FA-FL-0003-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/11/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting Motion for Preliminary Injunction] [ECF# 62] (2014 WL 5471048) (M.D. Fla.)
FA-FL-0003-0007.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 10/28/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Reopening Case and Granting Permanent Injunction and Declaratory Relief [ECF# 68] (M.D. Fla.)
FA-FL-0003-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/11/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Antoon, John II (M.D. Fla.) show/hide docs
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Chappell, Sheri Polster (M.D. Fla.) [Magistrate] show/hide docs
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Mirando, Carol Court not on record [Magistrate] show/hide docs
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Moody, James S. Jr. (M.D. Fla.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Baxter, Eric S. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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D'Agostino, Louis D. (Florida) show/hide docs
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Duncan, S. Kyle (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Kniffin, Eric N (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Passidomo, Cheffy (Florida) show/hide docs
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Pettit, Michael Westcott (Florida) show/hide docs
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Verm, Diana Marie (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Bennett, Michele (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Grogg, Adam Anderson (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Pruski, Jacek (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Amiri, Brigitte A. (New York) show/hide docs
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Kayanan, Maria (Florida) show/hide docs
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Lee, Jennifer (New York) show/hide docs
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