|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-302||D. Conn.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2012|
Issue: Whether Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act violates the Fifth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection of the laws as applied to persons of the same sex who are legally married under the laws of their State.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Sep 11 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due October 11, 2012)|
|Sep 18 2012||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 19, 2012, for all respondents.|
|Oct 19 2012||Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.|
|Oct 31 2012||Reply of respondents Joanne Pedersen, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)|
|Nov 8 2012||Reply of Federal Petitioners filed. (Distributed)|
|Nov 13 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.|
|Dec 3 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 7, 2012.|
|Jun 25 2013||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 26, 2013.|
|Jun 27 2013||Petition DENIED.|
The Senate has advanced Biden's nomination of Elizabeth Prelogar to be solicitor general, the top lawyer who represents the administration at the Supreme Court.
Final confirmation vote expected tomorrow. Just in time for Prelogar to argue on Monday in the Texas abortion case?
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A week from today, the Supreme Court will hear argument on the scope of the Second Amendment's right to bear arms. It's a case that could ultimately determine the fate of many gun-control measures around the country. Here's our preview, from @AHoweBlogger:
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