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Litigation Documents


United States v. Windsor (SCOTUS 12-307, decided June 26, 2013)

Opinions

U.S. Supreme Court, 570 U.S. ___ (2013)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Windsor v. United States, 699 F.3d 169 (2d Cir. 2012)

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Windsor v. United States, 833 F.Supp.2d 394 (S.D.N.Y.2012)

Docket

Filings

Parties

http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/windsor-v-united-states-2/
Sep 11 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment filed.
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 19 2012 Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives in opposition filed.
Oct 26 2012Supplemental brief of petitioner United States filed.
Oct 29 2012Supplemental brief of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer filed.
Nov 1 2012 Supplemental brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives filed.
Nov 8 2012 Reply of petitioner United States filed.
Jan 22 2013 Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives (Merits) filed.
Jan 24 2013Brief amicus curiae of Court-appointed amicus curiae (Jurisdiction) filed.
Feb 22 2013Brief of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor (Jurisdiction) filed.
Feb 22 2013Brief of petitioner United States (Jurisdiction) filed.
Feb 22 2013 Brief of petitioner United States (Merits) filed.
Feb 22 2013Brief of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives (Jurisdiction) filed.
Feb 26 2013Brief of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer (Merits) filed.
Mar 19 2013Reply of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives (Jurisdiction) filed.
Mar 19 2013Reply of respondent Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives (Merits) filed.
Mar 20 2013Reply of Court-appointed amicus curiae (Jurisdiction) filed.
Mar 20 2013 Reply of respondent Edith Schlain Windsor, in Her Capacity as Executor of the Estate of Thea Clara Spyer (Jurisdiction) filed.
Mar 20 2013Reply of petitioner United States (Jurisdiction) filed.

Amici

http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/windsor-v-united-states-2/
Jan 24 2013Brief amicus curiae of Family Research Council (Merits) filed.
Jan 24 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Dr. Paul McHugh (Merits) filed.
Jan 24 2013 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors (Merits) filed.
Jan 24 2013 Brief amicus curiae of National Organization for Marriage (Merits) filed.
Jan 25 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Westboro Baptist Church in support of neither party (Merits) filed.
Jan 25 2013Brief amici curiae of Liberty, Life and Law Foundation, et al. (Merits) filed.
Jan 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of International jurists and academics (Merits) filed.
Jan 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of Manhattan Declaration (Merits) filed.
Jan 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Coalition for the Protection of Marriage (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc. (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amici curiae of Citizens United's National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer, et al. (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amici curiae of Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, et al. (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amici curiae of Robert P. George, et al. (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amici curiae of Indiana and 16 other states (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Liberty Counsel (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amici curiae of Catholic Answers, et al. (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Matthew B. O'Brien (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Dovid Z. Schwartz (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of United States Senators Orrin G. Hatch, et al. (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of Concerned Women for America (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Helen M. Alvare filed. (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amici curiae of Social Science Professors (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed. (Merits)
Jan 29 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Evangelicals (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amici curiae of The Beverly LaHaye Institute, et al. (Merits) filed.
Jan 29 2013Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union (Merits) filed.
Feb 13 2013Brief amicus curiae of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (Merits) filed.
Feb 26 2013Brief 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 2013Brief amici curiae of 278 Employers and Organizations Representing Employers (Merits) filed.
Feb 27 2013Brief amici curiae of Utah Pride Center, et al. (Merits) filed.
Feb 27 2013Brief amici curiae of American Humanist Association and American Atheists, Inc., et al. filed.
Feb 27 2013Brief amici curiae of Professors Nan D. Hunter, et al. filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, et al. (Merits) filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Political Science Professors filed.
Feb 28 2013 Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Scholars Bruce Ackerman, et al. (Merits) filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amicus curiae of American Sociological Association (Merits) filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Bishops of the Episcopal Church in the States of California, et al. filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Family Equality Council, et al. (Merits) filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Organization of American Historians, et al. filed.
Feb 28 2013Brief amici curiae of Empire State Pride Agenda, et al. filed.
Feb 28 2013 Brief amicus curiae of American Jewish Committee (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Former Federal Intelligence Officer (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of OutServe-SLDN Inc. filed.
Mar 1 2013 Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence (Jurisdiction) filed.
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute and Constitutional Accountability Center (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of National Women's Law Center, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Family and Child Welfare Law Professors (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Anti-Defamation League, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013 Brief amici curiae of Family Law Professors, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of Gary J. Gates (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Dr. Donna E. Shalala, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Former Senior Justice Department Officials, et al. (Jurisdiction) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Former Senators Bill Bradley, et al. filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of Partnership for New York City (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Citizens United's National Committee for Family, Faith and Prayer, et al. (Jurisdiction) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of Survivors of Sexual Orientation Change Therapies filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of 172 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 40 U.S. Senators filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Los Angeles County Bar Association, et al. filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of Honorable John K. Olson (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae for the states of New York, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Historians, American Historical Association, et al. filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Justice (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of Honorable John K. Olson (Jurisdiction) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Constitutional Law Scholars (Jurisdiction) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Federalism Scholars (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of Hon. Lawrence J. Korb, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amicus curiae of Center for Fair Administration of Taxes (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief amici curiae of American Psychological Association, et al. (Merits) filed.
Mar 1 2013Brief of Former Federal Election Commission Officials (Merits) filed.

Transcripts

WRITTEN

https://stanford.box.com/s/i225qxwawakm2qmzni1o

ORAL

http://www.oyez.org/cases/2010-2019/2012/2012_12_307