|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|12-231||D. Conn.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2012|
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.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 21 2012||Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due September 21, 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 respondents Office of Personnel Management, et al. filed.|
|Oct 19 2012||Brief of respondents Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives in opposition filed.|
|Oct 29 2012||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.|
|Oct 31 2012||Reply of petitioners Joanne Pedersen, et al. filed. VIDED. (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.|
Released today: annual financial disclosures for eight of the nine justices. Key takeaways: substantial book-royalty income for Sotomayor and Gorsuch; reduced travel reimbursements across the board during the pandemic.
Full story from @AHoweBlogger:
Less travel, plenty of royalties for justices in 2020 - SCOTUSblog
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were reflected in an unusual source: the justices’ 2020 financial disclosur...
Opinions next week — Monday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. ET.
With 21 opinions to go, #SCOTUS enters the home stretch: Opinions expected on Monday and Thursday again next week, at 10 am Eastern both days. Court will also issue orders from today's conference at 9:30 am on Monday, June 14.
NEW: SCOTUS rules against federal government's interpretation of the Armed Career Criminal Act. Court says a felony involving recklessness does not satisfy the law's "use of physical force" element and thus does not trigger the law's "violent felony" mandatory minimum sentence.
It's a @SCOTUSblog kind of morning
R.I.P. Judge Robert Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. His influence on SCOTUS and American law was enormous.
The Supreme Court will release opinion(s?) at 10:00 a.m. ET. We’ll fire up the live blog at 9:45.
There are 22 outstanding opinions in argued cases including the Affordable Care Act, LGBTQ+ / religious liberty, voting rights, and student speech. https://www.scotusblog.com/2021/06/announcement-of-opinions-for-thursday-june-10/
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