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Editor's Note :

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Pedersen v. Office of Personnel Management

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-231 D. Conn. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), 1 U.S.C. § 7, violates the equal protection guarantee of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as applied to legally married same-sex couples.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Aug 21 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due September 21, 2012)
Sep 18 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 19, 2012, for all respondents.
Oct 19 2012Brief of respondents Office of Personnel Management, et al. filed.
Oct 19 2012Brief of respondents Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives in opposition filed.
Oct 29 2012DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Oct 31 2012Reply of petitioners Joanne Pedersen, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
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.
 
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