Doe v. Holcomb

Petition for certiorari denied on October 1, 2018
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Issues: (1) Whether the 11th Amendment prevents the entry of injunctive and declaratory relief in federal court against a governor, attorney general and state-court administrator to prevent the continued enforcement of a categorical and nonwaivable state ban against granting a legal change of name to any person who is not a United States citizen; and (2) whether the article III standing doctrines of causation and redressability bar the entry of injunctive and declaratory relief in federal court against a county clerk of court to prevent the continued enforcement of a categorical and nonwaivable state ban on granting a legal change of name to any person who is not a United States citizen.

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DateProceedings and Orders
May 31 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 5, 2018)
Jun 08 2018Waiver of right of respondents Eric Holcomb, et al. to respond filed.
Jun 11 2018Waiver of right of respondent Myla Eldridge to respond filed.
Jun 20 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Jun 26 2018Response Requested. (Due July 26, 2018)
Jul 26 2018Brief of respondents Eric Holcomb, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 26 2018Brief of respondent Myla Eldridge in opposition filed.
Aug 14 2018Reply brief of petitioner John Doe, formerly known as Jane Doe filed. (Distributed)
Aug 15 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/24/2018.
Oct 01 2018Petition DENIED.

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