Resurrection Sch. v. Elizabeth Hertel, No. 20-2256 (6th Cir. 2021)Annotate this Case
This opinion or order relates to an opinion or order originally issued on August 23, 2021.
RECOMMENDED FOR PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit I.O.P. 32.1(b) File Name: 21a0258p.06 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT RESURRECTION SCHOOL; CHRISTOPHER MIANECKI, individually and as next friend on behalf of his minor children C.M., Z.M., and N.M.; STEPHANIE SMITH, individually and as next friend on behalf of her minor child F.S., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. ELIZABETH HERTEL, in her official capacity as the Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; DANA NESSEL, in her official capacity as Attorney General of the State of Michigan; LINDA VAIL, in her official capacity as the Health Officer of Ingham County; CAROL A. SIEMON, in her official capacity as the Ingham County Prosecuting Attorney, Defendants-Appellees. > No. 20-2256 On Petition for Rehearing En Banc. United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan at Grand Rapids; No. 1:20-cv-01016—Paul Lewis Maloney, District Judge. Decided and Filed: November 10, 2021 Before: SUTTON, Chief Judge; MOORE, COLE, CLAY, GIBBONS, GRIFFIN, KETHLEDGE, WHITE, STRANCH, DONALD, THAPAR, BUSH, LARSEN, NALBANDIAN, READLER, and MURPHY, Circuit Judges. _________________ COUNSEL ON PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC: Erin Elizabeth Mersino, GREAT LAKES JUSTICE CENTER, Lansing, Michigan, Robert J. Muise, AMERICAN FREEDOM LAW CENTER, Ann Arbor, Michigan, for Appellants. ON RESPONSE: Daniel J. Ping, Joseph T. Froehlich, Ann M. Sherman, Jennifer Rosa, OFFICE OF THE MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL, Lansing, Michigan, for State of Michigan Appellees. Bonnie G. Toskey, Sarah K. No. 20-2256 Resurrection Sch. et al. v. Hertel et al. Page 2 Osburn, COHL, STOKER & TOSKEY, P.C., Lansing, Michigan, for Appellees Linda Vail and Carol Siemon. ON BRIEF: Brett R. Nolan, OFFICE OF THE KENTUCKY ATTORNEY GENERAL, Frankfort, Kentucky, Daniel H. Blomberg, THE BECKET FUND FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, Washington, D.C., for Amici Curiae. _________________ ORDER _________________ A majority of the Judges of this Court in regular active service has voted for rehearing en banc of this case. Sixth Circuit Rule 35(b) provides as follows: The effect of the granting of a hearing en banc shall be to vacate the previous opinion and judgment of this court, to stay the mandate and to restore the case on the docket sheet as a pending appeal. Accordingly, it is ORDERED, that the previous decision and judgment of this court are vacated, the mandate is stayed and this case is restored to the docket as a pending appeal. The Clerk will direct the parties to file supplemental briefs and will schedule this case for oral argument as soon as possible. ENTERED BY ORDER OF THE COURT __________________________________ Deborah S. Hunt, Clerk