Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the April 28 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is also a possibility of opinions on Monday at 10 a.m. We will begin live-blogging at 9:25 a.m.

Pavan v. Smith

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-992 Ark. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a state violates the 14th Amendment by denying married same-sex couples the same right afforded to married opposite-sex couples under state law to have the name of the birth mother's spouse entered as the second parent on their child's birth certificate.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Feb 13 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 15, 2017)
Feb 24 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 14, 2017.
Mar 15 2017Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
Mar 15 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., et al.
Mar 15 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Family Equality Council, et al.
Mar 15 2017Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by Family Law Professors.
Apr 14 2017Brief of respondent Nathaniel Smith in opposition filed.
 
Share:
Term Snapshot
Awards