Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

Herbert v. Kitchen

Petition for certiorari denied on October 6, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-124 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits a state from defining or recognizing marriage only as the legal union between a man and a woman.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 5 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 4, 2014)
Aug 8 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioners.
Aug 25 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondents
Aug 28 2014Brief of respondents Derek Kitchen, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Twenty - One Utah Counties filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Eighty Utah State Legislators filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of 35 Comparative Law Scholars filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Historians and American Leadership Fund filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Steven G. Calabresi, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed. VIDED.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Thirty Companies Representing Employers filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Robert P. George, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of The National Coalition of Black Pastors and Christian Leaders filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Massachusetts, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of The States of Colorado, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amici curiae of Colage, et al. filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amicus curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc. filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amicus curiae of Concerned Women for America filed.
Sep 4 2014Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed.
Sep 4 2014Motion for leave to intervene filed by Chris Sevier.
Sep 10 2014Reply of petitioners Gary R. Herbert, Governor of Utah, et al. filed.
Sep 10 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014.
Sep 24 2014Motion DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 10, 2014.
Oct 6 2014Petition DENIED.
Oct 14 2014Motion for leave to intervene filed by Chris Sevier DENIED.
 
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