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Editor's Note :

On Monday, we expect orders from the June 22 Conference at 9:30 a.m. and the final opinions of the term at 10 a.m.
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The Supreme Court proceedings and orders in the legal challenges to the administration’s entry ban are available at this link.

Office of Personnel Management v. Pedersen

Petition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2013

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-302 D. Conn. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act violates the Fifth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection of the laws as applied to persons of the same sex who are legally married under the laws of their State.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 11 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due October 11, 2012)
Sep 18 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 19, 2012, for all respondents.
Oct 19 2012Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition filed.
Oct 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Oct 31 2012Reply of respondents Joanne Pedersen, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Nov 8 2012Reply of Federal Petitioners filed. (Distributed)
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.
 
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