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Docket for 12-307
No. 12-307
Vide 12-63, 12-785
Title:
United States, Petitioner
v.
Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer, et al.
Docketed:September 11, 2012
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  Case Nos.:(12-2335, 12-2435)
  Decision Date:October 18, 2012
Rule 11
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 11 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed. (Response due October 11, 2012)
Sep 18 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including October 19, 2012, for all respondents.
Oct 10 2012 Brief of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer in opposition filed.
Oct 18 2012 Judgment entered by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Oct 19 2012 Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives in opposition filed.
Oct 26 2012 Supplemental brief of petitioner United States filed.
Oct 29 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 20, 2012.
Oct 29 2012 Supplemental brief of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer filed. (Distributed)
Nov 1 2012 Supplemental brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Nov 8 2012 Reply of petitioner United States filed. (Distributed)
Nov 13 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of November 30, 2012.
Dec 3 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of December 7, 2012.
Dec 7 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari GRANTED. In addition to the question presented by the petition, the parties are directed to brief and argue the following questions: Whether the Executive Branch�s agreement with the court below that DOMA is unconstitutional deprives this Court of jurisdiction to decide this case; and whether the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives has Article III standing in this case.
Dec 11 2012 Vicki C. Jackson, Esq., of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the positions that the Executive Branch's agreement with the court below that DOMA is unconstitutional deprives this Court of jurisdiction to decide this case, and that the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives lacks Article III standing in this case.
Dec 13 2012 Briefing proposal of the parties and Court-appointed amicus curiae filed.
Dec 14 2012 Upon consideration of the letter of December 13, 2012, from the Solicitor General on behalf of the litigants and the amicus curiae invited to brief and argue this case, the following briefing schedule is adopted. On the merits, the brief of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives, not to exceed 15,000 words, is to be filed on or before Tuesday, January 22, 2013. The brief of the Solicitor General, not to exceed 15,000 words, is to be filed on or before Friday, February 22, 2013. The brief of Edith Windsor, not to exceed 15,000 words, is to be filed on or before Tuesday, February 26, 2013. The reply brief of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives, not to exceed 6,000 words, is to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court. On the jurisdictional questions, the brief of the Court-appointed amicus curiae, not to exceed 10,000 words, is to be filed on or before January 22, 2013. The briefs of the Solicitor General, the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives, and Edith Windsor, not to exceed 10,000 words each, are to be filed on or before Wednesday, February 20, 2013. Reply briefs of the litigants and the Court-appointed amicus curiae, not to exceed 4,000 words, are to be filed in accordance with Rule 25.3 of the Rules of this Court.
Dec 14 2012 Other amici curiae briefs shall be filed within the time allowed under Rule 37.3(a) of the Rules of this Court, except that amici curiae briefs on the merits in support of the positions of the Solicitor General and/or Edith Windsor shall be filed within 7 days after the brief of the Solicitor General on the merits is filed. The litigants, Court-appointed amicus curiae, and other amici curiae shall indicate on the cover of each brief filed which issue or issues are addressed in that particular brief in addition to the information required by Rule 37.3 of the Rules of this Court.
Jan 2 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jan 7 2013 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Jan 8 2013 The time to file the brief, on the jurisdictional questions, of the Court-appointed amicus curiae is extended to and including January 24, 2013.
Jan 8 2013 The time to file the briefs, on the jurisdictional questions, of the Solicitor General, the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives, and Edith Windsor, is extended to and including February 22, 2013.
Jan 10 2013 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Jan 22 2013 Joint appendix filed. (Distributed) (Statement of costs received.)
Jan 22 2013 Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 23 2013 CIRCULATED.
Jan 24 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Court-appointed amicus curiae (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 24 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Family Research Council (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 24 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Paul McHugh (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 24 2013 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 24 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Organization for Marriage (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 25 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Westboro Baptist Church in support of neither party (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 25 2013 Brief amici curiae of Liberty, Life and Law Foundation, et al. (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of International jurists and academics (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Manhattan Declaration (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Coalition for the Protection of Marriage (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of Citizens United's National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of Robert P. George, et al. (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of Indiana and 16 other states (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Counsel (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of Catholic Answers, et al. (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Matthew B. O'Brien (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Dovid Z. Schwartz (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of United States Senators Orrin G. Hatch, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Concerned Women for America (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Helen M. Alvare filed. (Merits) VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of Social Science Professors (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed. ( Merits) (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Evangelicals (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of The Beverly LaHaye Institute, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 6 2013 Record from U.S.C.A. for 2nd Circuit is electronic.
Feb 13 2013 Record from U.S.D.C. for Southern District of New York is electronic.
Feb 13 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2013 Brief of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2013 Brief of petitioner United States (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2013 Brief of petitioner United States (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 22 2013 Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2013 Brief of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 26 2013 Motion for enlargement of time and divided argument filed by the parties and Court-appointed amici curiae.
Feb 26 2013 Brief amicus curiae of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LBGT Equality (Gay and Lesbian Medical Association) concerning the immutability of sexual orientation (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of 278 Employers and Organizations Representing Employers (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of Utah Pride Center, et al. (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of American Humanist Association and American Atheists, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2013 Brief amici curiae of Professors Nan D. Hunter, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 27 2013 Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by former Attorneys General Edwin Meese III and John Ashcroft in support of neither party (Jurisdiction) out of time.
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Political Science Professors filed. (Distributed).
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Scholars Bruce Ackerman, et al. (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Sociological Association (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Bishops of the Episcopal Church in the States of California, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Family Equality Council, et al. (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Organization of American Historians, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Empire State Pride Agenda, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Jewish Committee (Merits) filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Former Federal Intelligence Officer (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of OutServe-SLDN Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Constitutional Accountability Center (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Women's Law Center, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Family and Child Welfare Law Professors (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Anti-Defamation League, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Family Law Professors, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Gary J. Gates (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Dr. Donna E. Shalala, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Former Senior Justice Department Officials, et al. (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Former Senators Bill Bradley, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Partnership for New York City (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Citizens United's National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer, et al. (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Survivors of Sexual Orientation Change Therapies filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of 172 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 40 U.S. Senators filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Los Angeles County Bar Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Honorable John K. Olson (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of New York, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Historians, American Historical Association, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Honorable John K. Olson (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Scholars (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Federalism Scholars (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Hon. Lawrence J. Korb, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Fair Administration of Taxes (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of American Psychological Association, et al. (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 1 2013 Brief of Former Federal Election Commission Officials (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 4 2013 Motion for enlargement of time and divided argument GRANTED and the time is to be divided as follows: on the jurisdiction issues, the Court-appointed amicus curiae is allotted 20 minutes, the Solicitor General is allotted 15 minutes, and respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives is allotted 15 minutes. On the merits, respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives is allotted 30 minutes, the Solicitor General is allotted 15 minutes, and respondent Windsor is allotted 15 minutes.
Mar 15 2013 Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by former Attorneys General Edwin Meese III and John Ashcroft GRANTED.
Mar 19 2013 Reply of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 19 2013 Reply of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives (Merits) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2013 Reply of Court-appointed amicus curiae (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2013 Reply of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 20 2013 Reply of petitioner United States (Jurisdiction) filed. (Distributed)
Mar 27 2013 Argued. (Juridsiction) - For Court-appointed amicus curiae: Vicki C. Jackson, Cambridge, Mass. For petitioner in support of affirmance: Sri Srinivaasan, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representataives: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C. (Merits) - For respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives: Paul D. Clement, Washington, D. C. For petitioner in support of affirmance: Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondent Windsor: Roberta A. Kaplan, New York, N. Y.
Jun 26 2013 Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Kennedy, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan, JJ., joined. Roberts, C. J., filed a dissenting opinion. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined, and in which Roberts, C. J., joined as to Part I. Alito, J. filed a dissenting opinion, in which Thomas, J., joined as to Parts II and III.
Jul 29 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States
Attorneys for Respondents:
Paul D. Clement Bancroft PLLC(202) 234-0090
    Counsel of Record1919 M Street, N.W., Suite 470
Washington, DC  20036
pclement@bancroftpllc.com
Party name: Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives
 
Roberta A. Kaplan Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP(212) 373-3000
    Counsel of Record1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10019-6064
rkaplan@paulweiss.com
Party name: Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer
Other:
Helen M. Alvare George Mason University School of Law(703) 993-9845
3301 Fairfax Dr.
Arlington, VA  22201
halvare@gmu.edu
Party name: Helen M. Alvare
 
Peter T. Barbur Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP(212) 474-1000
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY  10019
pbarbur@cravath.com
Party name: Empire State Pride Agenda, et al.
 
Laurel G. Bellows President(312) 988-5000
American Bar Association
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60054
abapresident@americanbar.org
Party name: American Bar Association (Merits)
 
Nicole G. Berner 1800 Massachusetts Ave. NW (202) 730-7383
Washington, DC  20036
nicole.berner@seiu.org
Party name: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, et al. (Merits)
 
Carmine D. Boccuzzi Jr. Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton(212) 225-2000
One Liberty Plaza
New York, NY  10006
cboccuzzi@cgsh.com
Party name: American Sociological Association (Merits)
 
Elise C. Boddie NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.(212) 965-2200
99 Hudson Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY  10013
eboddie@naacpldf
Party name: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (Merits)
 
David C. Boyle P.O. Box 15143 (734)-904-6132
Long Beach, CA  90815
dbo@boyleslaw.org
Party name: David Boyle
 
Gerard V. Bradley 3156 Eck Hall of Law (574)-631-8385
Notre Dame, IN  46556
gerard.v.bradley.16@nd.edu
Party name: Dr. Paul McHugh (Merits)
 
Anita Susan Brenner 301 East Colorado Boulevard (616)-792-3175
Suite 614
Pasadena, CA  91101
info@torresbrenner.com
Party name: Los Angeles County Bar Association, et al.
 
J. Robert Brown Jr. University of Denver(303)-871-6254
Sturm College of Law
Denver, CO  80208
jbrown@law.du.edu
Party name: Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children (Merits)
 
Dean Robert Broyles National Center for Law & Policy(760)-747-4529
539 West Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA  92025
dbroyles@nclplaw.org
Party name: Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (Merits)
 
G. Eric Brunstad Jr. Dechert LLP(860) 524-3999
90 State House Square
Hartford, CT  06103
eric.brunstad@dechert.com
Party name: Honorable John K. Olson (Merits)
 
Paul C. Burke 36 South State Street, Suite 1400(801) 532-1500
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
pburke@rqn.com
Party name: Utah Pride Center, et al.
 
Holly L. Carmichael 2635 Camino de Rio South, Suite 109(408)-838-1212
San Diego, CA  92108
holly.1.carmichael@gmail.com
Party name: Concerned Women for America
 
David C. Codell The Williams Institute(310) 267-4382
UCLA School of Law
Box 951476
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1476
david@codell.com
Party name: National Women's Law Center, et al.
 
Catherine R. Connors Pierce Atwood LLP(207) 791-1389
Merrill's Wharf
254 Commerce Street
Portland, ME  04101
cconnors@pierceatwood.com
Party name: Historians, American Historical Association, et al.
 
Walter Dellinger O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5319
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
wdellinger@omm.com
Party name: Family Law Professors, et al. (Merits)
 
Deborah Dewart 620 E. Sabiston Drive (910)-326-4554
Swansboro, NC  28584-9674
debcpalaw@earthlink.net
Party name: Liberty, Life and Law Foundation, et al. (Merits)
 
William C. Duncan Marriage Law Foundation(801)-367-4570
1868 N 800 E
Lehi, UT  84043
duncanw@marriagelawfoundation.org
Party name: National Organization for Marriage (Merits)
 
W. Cole Durham Jr. J. Reuben Clark Law School(801) 422-6842
452 JRCB
Provo, UT  84602
durhamc@lawgate.byu.edu
Party name: international jurists and academics (merits)
 
John C. Eastman Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence(714) 628-2587
c/o Chapman University School of Law
One University Drive
Orange, CA  92886
jeastman@chapman.edu
Party name: Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence (Jurisdiction)
 
John A. Eidsmoe Foundation for Moral Law(334) 262-1245
One Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL  36104
eidsmoeja@juno.com
Party name: Foundation for Moral Law
 
Roy T. Englert Jr. Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber LLP(202) 775-4500
1801 K Street, N.W., Suite 411
Washington, DC  20006
renglert@robbinsrussell.com
Party name: Federalism Scholars (Merits)
 
Peter J. Ferrara 2011 Freedom Lane(703) 582-8466
Falls Church, VA  22043
peterferrara@msn.com
Party name: American Civil Rights Union (Merits)
 
Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General (317) 232-6255
Office of the Attorney General
IGC South, Fifth Floor
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN  46204
Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
Party name: Indiana and 16 other states (Merits)
 
Steven W. Fitschen The National Legal Foundation(757)-463-6133
2224 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Suite 204
Virginia Beach, VA  23454
nlf@nlf.net
Party name: The Beverly LaHaye Institute, et al.
 
Jonathan S. Franklin Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.(202) 662-0466
801 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
jonathan.franklin@nortonrosefullbright.com
Party name: Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, et al. (Merits)
 
Robert P. George Robinson & McElwee(609) 258-3270
500 Virginia Street
East Suite 600
Charleston, WV  25326
rgeorge@princeton.edu
Party name: Robert P. George, et al. (Merits)
 
Douglas Hallward-Driemeier Ropes & Gray LLP(202) 508-4600
One Metro Center
700 12th Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20005
Douglas.Hallward-Driemeier@ropesgray.com
Party name: Anti-Defamation League, et al.
 
Elizabeth L. Hileman Hileman & Associates, P.C.(301) 652-1448
7979 Old Georgetown Rd., Suite 600
Bethesda, MD  20814
ehileman@hilemanlaw.com
Party name: American Humanist Association and American Atheists, Inc., et al.
 
Nan D. Hunter Georgetown University Law Center(202) 662-9399
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001
ndh5@law.georgetown.edu
Party name: Professors Nan D. Hunter, et al.
 
Vicki C. Jackson 1545 Massachusetts Ave.(617) 496-0555
Cambridge, MA  02138
vjackson@law.harvard.edu
Party name: Court-appointed amicus curiae
 
Lawrence J. Joseph 1250 Connecticut Ave., NW(202) 355-9452
Suite 200
Washington, DC  20036
lj@larryjoseph.com
Party name: Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. (Merits)
 
Katherine Keating 560 Mission Street, 25th Floor(415)-268-2000
San Francisco, CA  94105
katherine.keating@bryancave.com
Party name: Family Equality Council, et al.
 
Von G. Keetch Kirton & McConkie(801) 328-3600
60 East South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT  84111
vkeetch@kmclaw.com
Party name: National Association of Evangelicals (Merits)
 
Douglas Laycock University of Virginia School of Law(434) 243-8546
580 Massie Road
Charlottesville, VA  22903
dlaycock@virginia.edu
Party name: American Jewish Committee (Merits)
 
Robert Bradley Lewis 248 Richmond St(985) 735-9003
Bogalusa, LA  70427
rbl@bradlewislaw.com
Party name: Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, et al. (Merits)
 
Charles S. Limandri PO Box 9120 (858) 759-9948
Rancho Santa Fe, CA  92067
cslimandri@limandri.com
Party name: Catholic Answers, et al. (Merits)
 
Marjorie P. Lindblom Kirkland & Ellis LLP(212) 446-4800
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY  10022
marjorie.lindblom@kirkland.com
Party name: Gary J. Gates (Merits)
 
Paul Benjamin Linton Special Counsel(847) 291-3848
Thomas More Society
931 Keystone Avenue
Northbrook, IL  60062
PBLCONLAW@AOL.COM
Party name: Family Research Council
 
Robert A. Long Jr. Covington & Burling LLP(202) 662-6000
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
rlong@cov.com
Party name: Political Science Professors
 
Christopher D. Man Chadbourne & Parke LLP(202) 974-5600
1200 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
cman@chadbourne.com
Party name: OutServe-SLDN Inc.
 
John W. Mauck Mauck & Baker(312) 726-1243
Suite 600
One North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL  60602
jmauck@mauckbaker.com
Party name: Manhattan Declaration (Merits)
 
Lori Alvino McGill Latham & Watkins LLP(202)-637-2319
555 11th Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
lori.alvino.mcgill@lw.com
Party name: Constitutional Law Scholars Bruce Ackerman, et al.
 
Robert J. McNamara 901 N Glebe Road, Suite 900(703)-682-9320
Arlington, VA  22203
rmcnamara@ij.org
Party name: Institute for Justice (Merits)
 
Alan B. Morrison George Washington University Law School(202) 994-7120
2000 H Street NW
Washington, DC  20052
abmorrison@law.gwu.edu
Party name: Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (Merits)
 
Sharon L. Nelles 125 Broad Street (212)-558-4000
New York, NY  10004
nelless@sullcrom.com
Party name: Family and Child Welfare Law Professors (Merits)
 
Miriam R. Nemetz Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street NW
Washington, DC  20006
mnemetz@mayerbrown.com
Party name: 172 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 40 U.S. Senators
 
Nicholas M. O'Donnell One Post Office Square (617)-338-2814
Boston, MA  02109
nodonnell@sandw.com
Party name: GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LBGT Equality (Gay and Lesbian Medical Association) concerning the immutability of sexual orientation (Merits)
 
Abram J. Pafford Pafford Lawrence & Childress PLLC(202) 756-4886
1776 I Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC  20006
apafford@fflaw.com
Party name: Social Science Professors (Merits)
 
Margie J. Phelps 3734 SW 12th Street(785) 408-4598
Topeka, KS  66604
margie.phelps@cox.net
Party name: Westboro Baptist Church in support of neither party (Merits)
 
Carter G. Phillips Sidley Austin LLP(202) 736-8270
1501 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005
cphillips@sidley.com
Party name: Hon. Lawrence J. Korb, et al.
 
Anthony R. Picarello Jr. 3211 Fourth Street, N.E.(202) 541-3300
Washington, DC  20017
apicarello@usccb.org
Party name: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Merits)
 
Andrew J. Pincus Mayer Brown LLP(202) 263-3000
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006-1101
apincus@mayerbrown.com
Party name: Constitutional Law Scholars (Jurisdiction)
 
Trevor Potter Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered(202) 862-5092
1 Thomas Circle, N.W., Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20036
tpotter@capdale.com
Party name: Former Federal Election Commission Officials (Merits)
 
Eric C. Rassbach Becket Fund for Religious Liberty(202) 349-7214
3000 K Street, NW, Suite 220
Washington, DC  20007
erassbach@becketfund.org
Party name: The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty (Merits)
 
Christopher S. Rhee 555 12th Street, N.W. (202)-942-5524
Washington, DC  20004
christopher.rhee@aporter.com
Party name: Dr. Donna E. Shalala, et al.
 
Sanford Jay Rosen Rosen Bien & Galvan LLP(415) 433-6830
315 Montgomery Street
10th Floor
San Francisco, CA  94104-1823
SRosen@rbgg.com
Party name: Survivors of Sexual Orientation Change Therapies
 
Kevin K. Russell Goldstein & Russell, P.C.(202) 362-0636
5225 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC  20015
kr@goldsteinrussell.com
Party name: Former Senators Bill Bradley, et al.
 
Dovid Zechariah Schwartz 147-40 72nd Avenue (917)-680-6632
Flushing, NY  11367
dzsesq@gmail.com
Party name: Dovid Z. Schwartz
 
James F. Segroves Proskauer Rose LLP(202) 416-6800
1001 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20004
jsegroves@proskauer.com
Party name: Former Federal Intelligence Officer (Merits)
 
Jay Alan Sekulow American Center for Law & Justice(202) 546-8890
201 Maryland Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20002
sekulow@aclj.org
Party name: Former Attorneys General Edwin Meese III and John Ashcroft in support of neither party (Jurisdiction) out of time
 
William F. Sheehan Goodwin Procter LLP(202) 346-4000
5901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001
wsheehan@goodwinprocter.com
Party name: American Psychological Association, et al.
 
Paul M. Smith Jenner & Block LLP(202) 639-6000
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC  20001
psmith@jenner.com
Party name: Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, et al.
 
Sri Srinivasan Acting Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: United States v. Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer, et al.
 
Mathew D. Staver Liberty Counsel(800) 671-1776
P.O. Box 540774
Orlando, FL  32854
court@lc.org
Party name: Liberty Counsel (Merits)
 
Michael L. Stern 8529 Century Oak Court(703) 186-7581
Fairfax Station, VA  20515
stern8529@verizon.net
Party name: United States Senators Orrin Hatch, et al.
 
Catherine E. Stetson Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5491
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
cate.stetson@hoganlovells.com
Party name: Organization of American Historians, et al.
 
Monte Neil Stewart Belnap Stewart Taylor & Morris, PLLC(208) 345-3333
12500 W. Explorer Drive
Suite 100
Boise, ID  83713
stewart@belnaplaw.com
Party name: Coalition for the Protection of Marriage (Merits)
 
A. Lavar Taylor Director(714) 546-0445
Center for Fair Administration of Taxes
6 Hutton Centre Drive, Suite 880
Santa Ana, CA  92707
ltaylor@taylorlaw.com
Party name: Fair Administration of Taxes (Merits)
 
Herbert W. Titus William J. Olson, PC(703) 356-5070
370 Maple Avenue West, Suite 4
Vienna, VA  22180 - 5615
wjo@mindspring.com
Party name: Citizens United's National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer, et al. (Merits)
 
Jeffrey S. Trachtman Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP(212) 715-9100
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10036
jtrachtman@kramerlevin.com
Party name: Bishops of the Episcopal Church in the States of California, et al.
 
Joseph F. Tringali Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP(212) 455-2000
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY  10017
jtringali@stblaw.com
Party name: Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders, et al. (Merits)
 
Barbara D. Underwood Solicitor General(212) 416-8016
Office of the Attorney General
120 Broadway, 25th Floor
New York, NY  10463
barbara.underwood@ag.ny.gov
Party name: New York, et al. (Merits)
 
Kristen Kellie Waggoner Ellis, Li & McKinstry PLLC(206) 682-0565
2025 1st Avenue, PH-A
Seattle, WA  98121-3125
kwaggoner@elmlaw.com
Party name: Matthew B. O'Brien (Merits)
 
Lynn Dennis Wardle J.Reuben Clark Law School(801) 422-2617
Room 518
Provo, UT  84602
wardlel@law.byu.edu
Party name: Law Professors (Merits)
 
Sabin Willett Bingham McCutcheon LLP(617) 951-8000
One Federal Street
Boston, MA  02110
sabin.willett@bingham.com
Party name: 278 Employers and Organizations Representing Employers (Merits)
 
Paul R.Q. Wolfson Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6390
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
paul.wolfson@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Former Senior Justice Department Officials, et al. (Jurisdiction)
 
Marc Wolinsky Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz(212) 403-1000
51 West 52nd Street
New York, NY  10019
MWolinsky@WLRK.com
Party name: Partnership for New York City (Merits)
 
Elizabeth B. Wydra Constitutional Accountability Center(202) 296-6889
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Party name: Cato Institute and Constitutional Accountability Center
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