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Supreme Court makes no announcement regarding DOMA, Prop 8 cases

The Supreme Court makes no announcement following its September 24 conference regarding whether or not it will hear the legal challenges to the constitutionality of DOMA or Proposition 8. The cases are later scheduled for other conferences throughout the fall, after which the Court also makes no announcement.

Continue 2 Comments September 24, 2012

Gill Plaintiffs Encourage Supreme Court to Take Up Gill and Massachusetts

GLAD, representing the plaintiffs in the Gill case, files a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court asking it to take up the combined Gill and Massachusetts case.

Continue 1 Comment August 2, 2012

Massachusetts Encourages Supreme Court to Take Up Gill and Massachusetts

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts files a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court in the combined Gill and Massachusetts case.

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Justice Department Encourages Supreme Court to Take Up Gill and Massachusetts

The Justice Department files a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court in the combined Gill and Massachusetts case.

Continue 5 Comments July 3, 2012

BLAG Appeals Gill and Massachusetts to Supreme Court

The Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group, which is defending DOMA on behalf of the House of Representatives, files a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court in the combined Gill and Massachusetts case.

Continue Leave a Comment June 29, 2012

First Circuit Upholds Lower Court Decision Invalidating DOMA in Gill and Massachusetts

In a unanimous 3-0 decision, the First Circuit Court of Appeals upholds Judge Tauro’s ruling, holding that DOMA is unconstitutional.

Continue Leave a Comment May 31, 2012

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