Court Halts Briefing After Government Moves For Remand In Birth Control Case

Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 4:01 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept.12, 2014, held briefing of a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate challenge in abeyance until resolution of the government’s unopposed motion to remand (Mersino Management Co., et al. v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., No. 13-1944, 6th Cir.).

(Order holding briefing in abeyance available. Document #93-140930-012R. Government’s motion available. Document #93-140930-011B.)

The government filed its unopposed motion on Sept. 11, conceding that Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (134 S. Ct. 2751 [2014])...
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