Posts Tagged ‘Brewer v. Diaz’

Supreme Court delays consideration of gay-related cases to Nov. 30

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November 13, 2012
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  The Supreme Court has delayed consideration of the cluster of cases involving DoMA, Prop 8 and an Arizona law regarding partner benefits from its November 20 conference to its November 30 conference.  Assuming that the new date holds, announcement of which cases the Court will review this term is likely to come either on […]

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Supreme Court forecast: Windsor’s the one and only

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October 29, 2012
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Supreme Court Interior Frankenstorm may be closing everything else on the East Coast, but the Supreme Court announced new decisions today about which cases it will hear this term…and there were no gay-related cases in the bunch.  Especially given the papers filed Friday by DoJ asking that the Court grant cert only in Windsor (the […]

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High court update: Tune in again, around Thanksgiving

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October 15, 2012
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Today’s announcements from the Supreme Court have now come and gone, and there is still no decision on certiorari in any of the three gay-related cases.  The next scheduled date for the Court to issue decisions on which cases it will hear in full comes October 29. If the Court is waiting for all the […]

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Supreme Court: Maybe Monday, maybe not; Maybe only one

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October 12, 2012
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The Supreme Court is treading cautiously toward the decision it must make about whether to grant review in cases raising three enormously important equal protection issues: the constitutionality of DoMA, Prop 8, and an Arizona law that withdrew partner benefits for government employees. The Justices are meeting in conference today, and any decisions on cert […]

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No word yet on Supreme Court review of marriage and discrimination cases

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September 26, 2012
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The word from on high this week is…Sit tight and stay tuned. Various gay-related cases are tee’d up for the Supreme Court to decide whether they will grant review and then resolve a series of extraordinarily important Equal Protection issues. But the first conference of the new term has now come and gone without any […]

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