Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives v. Gill

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-13 1st Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: (1) Whether Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, 1 U.S.C. § 7, violates the equal protection component of the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment; and (2) whether the court below erred by inventing and applying to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act a previously unknown standard of equal protection review.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 29 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 2, 2012)
Jul 20 2012Brief of respondent Commonwealth of Massachusetts in support filed. VIDED.
Jul 24 2012Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the Federal Respondents.
Aug 2 2012Brief of respondents Nancy Gill, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Aug 2 2012Brief amici curiae of Capitol Hill Prayer Alert Foundation, et al. filed.
Aug 2 2012Brief amici curiae of Indiana, et al. filed.
Aug 2 2012Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund filed.
Sep 11 2012Reply of petitioner Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives filed.
Oct 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Nov 13 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.
Dec 3 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 7, 2012.
Jun 25 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2013.
Jun 27 2013Petition DENIED. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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