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Editor's Note :

On Tuesday the Court will hear oral argument in Obergefell v. Hodges, which is consolidated with three other cases, on the questions of whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires that states grant and/or recognize same-sex marriages. We will be live-blogging updates from the oral argument at this link beginning at 10:45 a.m.
We expect one or more opinions in argued cases at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. We will be live-blogging here.

Breaking News :

Breaking News :

Demaree v. Fulton County School District

Petition for certiorari denied on January 13, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-307 11th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether, when a plaintiff in federal court seeks to invoke nonmutual offensive collateral estoppel against a state or local government based on a prior state adjudication, the availability of collateral estoppel is governed by state or federal law; (2) whether, if federal law controls, United States v. Mendoza bars use of collateral estoppel in such cases.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Jun 21 2013Application (12A1245) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 7, 2013 to September 5, 2013, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Jun 26 2013Application (12A1245) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until September 5, 2013.
Sep 5 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 9, 2013)
Sep 26 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 9, 2013.
Dec 9 2013Brief of respondent Fulton County School District in opposition filed.
Dec 23 2013Reply of petitioners Denise Demaree, et al. filed.
Dec 24 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Jan 13 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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