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Hollingsworth v. Perry

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12-144 9th Cir. Mar 26, 2013
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Jun 26, 2013 5-4 Roberts OT 2012
 
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Disclosure: Tejinder Singh of the law firm Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, was among the counsel on an amicus brief filed by international human rights advocates in support of the respondents in this case.

Holding: The proponents of California’s ban on same-sex marriage did not have standing to appeal the district court’s order invalidating the ban.

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Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on June 26, 2013. Justice Kennedy filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Thomas, Justice Alito, and Justice Sotomayor joined.

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Disclosure: Tejinder Singh of the law firm Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, was among the counsel on an amicus brief filed by international human rights advocates in support of the respondents in this case.   Holding: The proponents of California’s ban on same-sex marriage did not have standing to appeal the district court’s order invalidating the ban.   JudgmentVacated and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on June 26, 2013. Justice Kennedy filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Thomas, Justice Alito, and Justice Sotomayor joined.
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