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Case Name Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged v. Sebelius FA-CO-0006
Docket / Court 13-cv-2611-WJM-BNB ( D. Colo. )
Additional Docket(s) 13-1540  [ 13-1540 ]
State/Territory Colorado
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
Discrimination-basis
Religion discrimination
General
Abortion
Contraception
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit religious organization
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. ยงยง 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. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Plaintiff Description Non-profit Catholic organizations that believe the Affordable Care Act's contraception insurance mandate violates their religious beliefs
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Filing Year 2013
Case Closing Year 2018
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing FA-OK-0002 : Reaching Souls International Inc. v. Sebelius (W.D. Okla.)
FA-OK-0005 : Southern Nazarene University v. Sebelius (W.D. Okla.)
FA-PA-0005 : Geneva College v. Sebelius (W.D. Pa.)
FA-DC-0018 : Priests for Life v. Sebelius (D.D.C.)
FA-DC-0001 : Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington v. Sebelius (D.D.C.)
FA-TX-0005 : East Texas Baptist University v. Sebelius (S.D. Tex.)
FA-PA-0010 : Zubik v. Burwell [II] (W.D. Pa.)
FA-WY-0001 : Diocese of Cheyenne v. Sebelius (D. Wyo.)
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Docket(s)
1:13-cv-02611-WJM-BNB (D. Colo.)
FA-CO-0006-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/28/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint [ECF# 1] (2013 WL 5331098)
FA-CO-0006-0001.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 09/24/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Denying in Part Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Denying Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 52] (2013 WL 6839900) (D. Colo.)
FA-CO-0006-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 12/27/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order (Denying Plaintiffs-Appellants' Emergency Motion for an Injunction Pending Appeal)
FA-CO-0006-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/31/2013
Source: U.S. Court of Appeals website
Order (Temporarily Enjoining Respondents) (134 S.Ct. 893)
FA-CO-0006-0004.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 12/31/2013
Source: Westlaw
Order in Pending Case (134 S.Ct. 1022)
FA-CO-0006-0005.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 01/24/2014
Source: Supreme Court website
Order Denying Preliminary Injunction, US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit [Ct. of App. ECF# 01019459253] (794 F.3d 1191)
FA-CO-0006-0007.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/14/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Ct. of App. ECF# 10299849] (799 F.3d 1315)
FA-CO-0006-0008.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/03/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Supreme Court Order Granting Certiorari (136 S.Ct. 444)
FA-CO-0006-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 11/06/2015
Source: Supreme Court website
Opinion (136 S.Ct. 1557)
FA-CO-0006-0009.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 05/16/2016
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Judges Baldock, Bobby Ray (FISCR, D.N.M., Tenth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Boland, Boyd N. (D. Colo.) [Magistrate] show/hide docs
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Hartz, Harris L. (Tenth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Kelly, Paul Joseph Jr. (Tenth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Lucero, Carlos F. (Tenth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Martinez, William Joseph (D. Colo.) show/hide docs
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Matheson, Scott Milne Jr. (Tenth Circuit) show/hide docs
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McKay, Monroe G. (Tenth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Sotomayor, Sonia (S.D.N.Y., Second Circuit, SCOTUS) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Baylor, Gregory S. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Blomberg, Daniel Howard (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Bowman, Matthew S. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Cortman, David A. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Keim, Adele A. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Rienzi, Mark (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Theriot, Kevin H. (Kansas) show/hide docs
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Walsh, Kevin C. (Virginia) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Barbero, Megan (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Bennett, Michelle Renee (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Brinkmann, Beth S (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Coats, Sanford (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Delery, Stuart F. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Humphreys, Bradley Philip (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Jed, Adam C. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Klein, Alisa B. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Nemeroff, Patrick George (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Stern, Mark B. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Walsh, John F. (Colorado) show/hide docs
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