Monday, February 24, 2020

Supreme Court Grants Review Of City's Refusal To Contract With Catholic Social Services

The U.S. Supreme Court today granted review in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, (Docket No. 19-323, certiorari granted 2/24/2020) (Order List). The case will be argued next term. In the case, the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld held against 1st Amendment challenges the City of Philadelphia's policy of refusing to contract with foster care agencies, such as Catholic Social Services, that will not place children with same-sex married couples. (See prior posting.)  Links to filings with the Supreme Court in the case are available from SCOTUSblog's case page.