Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

Our first interim Stat Pack for October Term 2016, prepared by Kedar Bhatia, is available at this link.
The Supreme Court proceedings and orders in the legal challenges to the administration’s entry ban are available at this link.

Breaking News :

Breaking News :

Massachusetts v. Dept. of Health and Human Services

Petition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2013

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-97 1st Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: (1) Whether Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), 1 U.S.C. § 7, violates the Tenth Amendment; and (2) whether Section 3 of DOMA violates the Spending Clause, U.S. Const. art. I, § 8, cl. 1.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 20 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 23, 2012)
Aug 23 2012Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition filed.
Sep 5 2012Reply of petitioner Massachusetts filed.
Oct 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
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. Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
 
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