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Ninth Circuit Stays Golinski pending final Supreme Court resolution of Windsor

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issues an order staying proceedings in the California DOMA case Golinski v. OPM pending a final decision by the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of DOMA in the Windsor v. USA case.

Continue Leave a Comment December 11, 2012

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

BLAG Opposes Supreme Court Review

The Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group files a brief with the Supreme Court opposing the Justice Department’s request that the high court hear the case before the Ninth Circuit.

Continue 9 Comments August 31, 2012

Ninth Circuit Oral Argument Cancelled

The Ninth Circuit cancels oral argument in the Golinski case pending the results of a request for Supreme Court review brought by the Justice Department.

Continue 1 Comment July 27, 2012

Lambda Legal Files Brief Supporting Supreme Court Review in Golinski

Lambda Legal and Karen Golinski file a brief with the Supreme Court supporting the Justice Department’s argument that the high court should hear the case before it is decided in the Ninth Circuit.

Continue 1 Comment July 23, 2012

DOJ Files Cert Petition with Supreme Court for Review of Golinski Case

The Justice Department files a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court, seeking to bypass the circuit court appeal level in the Golinski case.

Continue Leave a Comment July 3, 2012

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