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Smith v. Bishop
Petition for certiorari denied on October 6, 2014
Issue: Whether the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution forbid the State of Oklahoma from defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. SCOTUSblog Coverage
Date Proceedings and Orders Aug 6 2014 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 5, 2014) Aug 26 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either party or neither party received from counsel for the respondents. Aug 27 2014 Brief of respondents Mary Bishop, and Sharon Baldwin filed. Aug 28 2014 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for petitioner. Sep 4 2014 Brief amici curiae of The States of Colorado, et al. filed. Sep 4 2014 Brief amici curiae of Massachusetts, et al. filed. Sep 4 2014 Brief amici curiae of Colage, et al. filed. Sep 4 2014 Brief amici curiae of Thirty Companies Representing Employers filed. Sep 4 2014 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed. VIDED. Sep 10 2014 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 29, 2014. Sep 10 2014 Reply of petitioner Sally Howe Smith, in Her Official Capacity as Court Clerk for Tulsa County, Oklahoma filed. (Distributed) Oct 6 2014 Petition DENIED.