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Robicheaux v. George

Petition for certiorari denied on January 12, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-596 E.D. La. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2014

Issue: Whether a state’s constitutional and statutory bans denying same-sex couples the freedom to marry and recognition of their marriages validly entered in other jurisdictions violate the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 20 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due December 24, 2014)
Dec 2 2014Brief of respondents Devin George, in His Official Capacity as Louisiana State Registrar and Center Director at Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, et al. in support filed.
Dec 3 2014Letter of December 2, 2014, from counsel for petitioners waiving 14-day waiting period pursuant to Rule 15.5.
Dec 15 2014Brief amicus curiae of Idaho Governor C.L."Butch" Otter filed. VIDED.
Dec 15 2014Brief amici curiae of 76 Scholars of Marriage filed. VIDED.
Dec 16 2014Brief amici curiae of Colage Equality Federation, et al. filed.
Dec 17 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 9, 2015.
Jan 12 2015Petition DENIED.
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