Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Cert. Denied In Challenge To N.J. Conversion Therapy Ban
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday denied certiorari in Doe v. Christie, (Docket No. 15-195, cert. denied 2/20/2016) (Order List.) In the case, the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a New Jersey statute that prohibits mental health professionals from engaging in "sexual orientation change efforts" with minors. (See prior posting.) Liberty Counsel issued a press release on the Court's action.