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McLaughlin v. McLaughlin

Petition for certiorari denied on February 26, 2018
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-878 Ariz. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether the Arizona Supreme Court erred when it held that a biology-based paternity statute violates the Fourteenth Amendment and the Supreme Court's decisions in Obergefell v. Hodges and Pavan v. Smith.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 18 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 18, 2018)
Jan 18 2018Brief of respondent Suzan McLaughlin in opposition filed.
Feb 01 2018Reply of petitioner Kimberly McLaughlin filed.
Feb 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/23/2018.
Feb 26 2018Petition DENIED.
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