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Case Name Windsor v. United States PB-NY-0017
Docket / Court 1:10-cv-08435-BSJ-JCF ( S.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Same-Sex Marriage
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU National (all projects)
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Sexual orientatation
General
Gay/lesbian/transgender
Government Services (specify)
Marriage
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) The United States of America
Plaintiff Description A woman serving as the executor of the estate of her late same-sex spouse
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU National (all projects)
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement
Order Duration 2012 - n/a
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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Links Oyez: Windsor v. United States
Oyez.com
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Docket(s)
12-307 (U.S. Supreme Court) 06/26/2013
PB-NY-0017-9001 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
1:10-cv-08435-BSJ-JCF (S.D.N.Y.) 05/30/2014
PB-NY-0017-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Amended Complaint 02/02/2011
PB-NY-0017-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Denying Defendants' Motions to Dimiss and Granting Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment] 06/06/2012 (833 F.Supp.2d 394) (S.D.N.Y.)
PB-NY-0017-0002 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
[Plaintiff's] Petition for Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment 07/16/2012
PB-NY-0017-0003 PDF | Detail
[United States'] Petition for Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment 08/31/2012
PB-NY-0017-0011 PDF | Detail
[BLAG's] Brief in Opposition [to Plaintiff's Petition for Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment] 08/31/2012
PB-NY-0017-0012 PDF | Detail
[Plaintiff's] Reply in Support of Petition for Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment 09/05/2012
PB-NY-0017-0013 PDF | Detail
[Plaintiff's] Response in Support of Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment 10/10/2012
PB-NY-0017-0005 PDF | Detail
[Second Circuit] Opinion [Affirming the District Court's Judgment] 10/18/2012 (699 F.3d 169)
PB-NY-0017-0004 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Westlaw
[BLAG's] Brief in Opposition [to the United States' Petition for Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment] 10/19/2012
PB-NY-0017-0006 PDF | Detail
Supplemental Brief for the United States [in Support of Its Petition for Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment] 10/26/2012
PB-NY-0017-0007 PDF | Detail
Supplemental Brief for [BLAG in Opposition to Petitions of Plaintiff and United States for Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment] 11/01/2012
PB-NY-0017-0008 PDF | Detail
Reply Brief for the United States [in Support of Its Petition for Writ of Certiorari] 11/08/2012
PB-NY-0017-0009 PDF | Detail
On Petition For a Writ of Certiorari (GRANTED) 12/07/2012 (133 S.Ct. 786)
PB-NY-0017-0025 PDF | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
United States v. Windsor - Brief on the Merits for [BLAG] 01/22/2013
PB-NY-0017-0015 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
United States v. Windsor - Brief For Court-Appointed Amica Curiae Addressing Jurisdiction 01/24/2013
PB-NY-0017-0016 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
United States v. Windsor - Brief Amicus Curiae of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops In Support of [BLAG] 01/29/2013
PB-NY-0017-0017 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
United States v. Windsor - Brief Addressing the Merits of the State of Indiana and 16 Other States as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives 01/29/2013
PB-NY-0017-0022 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
United States v. Windsor - Brief on the Merits of Amici Curiae [Various United States Senators] in Support of Respondent the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives 01/29/2013
PB-NY-0017-0023 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
United States v. Windsor - Brief on the Jurisdictional Questions For Respondent Edith Schlain Windsor 02/22/2013
PB-NY-0017-0018 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
United States v. Windsor - Brief for the United States on the Merits Question 02/22/2013
PB-NY-0017-0019 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
United States v. Windsor - Brief on Jurisdiction for Respondent the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives [BLAG] 02/22/2013
PB-NY-0017-0020 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
United States v. Windsor - Brief on the Jurisdictional Questions for Respondent Edith Schlain Windsor 02/22/2013
PB-NY-0017-0021 PDF | Detail
Document Source: ABA Supreme Court Briefs
Brief on the Merits for Respondent Edith Schlain Windsor 02/26/2013
PB-NY-0017-0024 PDF | Detail
[Supreme Court Opinions] 06/26/2013 (133 S.Ct. 2675)
PB-NY-0017-0026 PDF | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: Westlaw
Judgment 05/30/2014
PB-NY-0017-0027 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Alito, Samuel A. Jr. (Third Circuit, Supreme Court)
PB-NY-0017-0026
Francis, James C. IV (S.D.N.Y.) [Magistrate]
PB-NY-0017-9000
Jacobs, Dennis G. (Second Circuit)
PB-NY-0017-0004 | PB-NY-0017-0027
Jones, Barbara S. (S.D.N.Y.)
PB-NY-0017-0002 | PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-9000
Kennedy, Anthony McLeod (Ninth Circuit, Supreme Court)
PB-NY-0017-0026
Roberts, John Glover Jr. (D.C. Circuit, Supreme Court)
PB-NY-0017-0026
Scalia, Antonin (D.C. Circuit, Supreme Court)
PB-NY-0017-0026
Straub, Chester J. (Second Circuit)
PB-NY-0017-0004 | PB-NY-0017-0027
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Alvare, Helen (Virginia)
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Block, Joshua A (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0018 | PB-NY-0017-0021 | PB-NY-0017-0024
Cooper, Leslie (New York)
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Delery, Stuart F. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0019
Deutsch, Ruthanne M. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0016
Ehrlich, Andrew J. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0001 | PB-NY-0017-0003 | PB-NY-0017-0005 | PB-NY-0017-0013 | PB-NY-0017-0024 | PB-NY-0017-9000
Eisenberg, Arthur (New York)
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Esseks, James Dixon (New York)
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Fink, Julie E. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0024
Fisher, Jeffrey L. (California)
PB-NY-0017-0003 | PB-NY-0017-0005 | PB-NY-0017-0013 | PB-NY-0017-0018 | PB-NY-0017-0021 | PB-NY-0017-0024
Flentje, August E. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0019
Gilbert, Helen L (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0019
Goodman, Melissa (New York)
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Hirose, Mariko (New York)
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Jackson, Vicki (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0016 | PB-NY-0017-9001
Janghorbani, Jaren (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0003 | PB-NY-0017-0005 | PB-NY-0017-0013 | PB-NY-0017-0018 | PB-NY-0017-0021 | PB-NY-0017-0024
Kaplan, Roberta A. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0001 | PB-NY-0017-0003 | PB-NY-0017-0005 | PB-NY-0017-0013 | PB-NY-0017-0018 | PB-NY-0017-0021 | PB-NY-0017-0024 | PB-NY-0017-9000 | PB-NY-0017-9001
Karlan, Pamela S. (California)
PB-NY-0017-0003 | PB-NY-0017-0005 | PB-NY-0017-0013 | PB-NY-0017-0018 | PB-NY-0017-0021 | PB-NY-0017-0024
Karteron, Alexis (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0001 | PB-NY-0017-9000
Kaye, Joshua D. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0024
Kelly, Colin S. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0018 | PB-NY-0017-0021
Millett, Patricia A. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0016
Rieman, Walter (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0018 | PB-NY-0017-0021
Saxe, Rose A. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0001 | PB-NY-0017-0003 | PB-NY-0017-0005 | PB-NY-0017-0013 | PB-NY-0017-0024 | PB-NY-0017-9000
Shah, Pratik A. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0019
Shapiro, Steven R. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-0003 | PB-NY-0017-0005 | PB-NY-0017-0013 | PB-NY-0017-0018 | PB-NY-0017-0021 | PB-NY-0017-0024
Singer, Michael J. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0019
Small, Michael C. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0016
Srinivasan, Sri (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0019
Defendant's Lawyers Bartolomucci, H. Christopher (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0008 | PB-NY-0017-0012 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020 | PB-NY-0017-9000
Cirillo, Richard A. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-9000
Clement, Paul D. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0008 | PB-NY-0017-0012 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020 | PB-NY-0017-9000 | PB-NY-0017-9001
Davenport, Christine (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0006 | PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0012 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020
Dugan, Conor Brendan (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9000
Kircher, Kerry W. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0008 | PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0012 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020 | PB-NY-0017-9000
Lin, Jean (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-9000
McGinley, Michael H. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0006 | PB-NY-0017-0008 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020
Nelson, Nicholas J. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0006 | PB-NY-0017-0008 | PB-NY-0017-0012 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020
Pittard, William (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0006 | PB-NY-0017-0008 | PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0012 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020
Roumel, Eleni M. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0006 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020
Tatelman, Todd B. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0006 | PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0012 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020
Walker, Mary Beth (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0006 | PB-NY-0017-0011 | PB-NY-0017-0012 | PB-NY-0017-0015 | PB-NY-0017-0020
Other Lawyers Barbur, Peter T. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Bellows, Laura G. (Illinois)
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Berner, Nicole (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Boccuzzi, Carmine Daniel (New York)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Boddie, Elise C. (New York)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Boyle, David C. (California)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Bradley, Gerard V. (Indiana)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Brenner, Anita Susan (California)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Brown, J. Robert (Colorado)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Broyles, Dean Robert (California)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Brunstad, G. Eric Jr. (Connecticut)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Burke, Paul C. (Utah)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Carmichael, Holly L. (California)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Codell, David C. (California)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Connors, Catherine (Maine)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Dellinger, Walter (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Dewart, Deborah Jane (North Carolina)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Duncan, William C. (Utah)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Durham, W. Cole (Utah)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Eastman, John C. (California)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Eidsmoe, John A. (Alabama)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Englert, Roy T. Jr. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Ferrara, Peter J. (Virginia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Fisher, Thomas M. (Indiana)
PB-NY-0017-0022 | PB-NY-0017-9001
Fitschen, Steven W. (Virginia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Franklin, Jonathan S. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
George, Robert P. (West Virginia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Hallward-Driemeier, Douglas Harry (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Heller, Simon (New York)
PB-NY-0017-9000
Hileman, Elizabeth L. (Maryland)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Hunter, Nan C. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Joseph, Lawrence J (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Keating, Katherine (California)
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Keetch, Von G. (Utah)
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Laycock, Douglas (Virginia)
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Lewis, Robert Bradley (Louisiana)
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LiMandri, Charles Salvatore (California)
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Lindblom, Marjorie P. (New York)
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Linton, Paul Benjamin (Illinois)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Long, Robert A. Jr. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Man, Christopher (District of Columbia)
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Mauck, John W. (Illinois)
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McGill, Lori Alvino (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
McNamara, Robert J. (Virginia)
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Moon, Jeffrey Hunter (District of Columbia)
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Morrison, Alan B. (District of Columbia)
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Moses, Michael F. (District of Columbia)
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Nelles, Sharon L. (New York)
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Nemetz, Miriam R. (District of Columbia)
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O'Donnell, Nicholas M. (Massachusetts)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Pafford, Abram J. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Phelps, Margie J. (Kansas)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Phillips, Carter G (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Picarello, Anthony R Jr (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-0017 | PB-NY-0017-9001
Pincus, Andrew J. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Potter, Trevor (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Rassbach, Eric C (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Rhee, Christopher S. (District of Columbia)
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Rosen, Sanford Jay (California)
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Russell, Kevin K. (District of Columbia)
PB-NY-0017-9001
Schwartz, Dovid Zechariah (New York)
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Segroves, James Frederick (District of Columbia)
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Sekulow, Jay Alan (District of Columbia)
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Sheehan, William F. (District of Columbia)
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Smith, Paul M. (District of Columbia)
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Staver, Mathew D. (Florida)
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Stern, Michael L. (Virginia)
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Stetson, Catherine E. (District of Columbia)
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Stewart, Monte N. (Idaho)
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Taylor, A. Lavar (California)
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Titus, Herbert W. (Virginia)
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Trachtman, Jeffery S (New York)
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Tringali, Joseph (New York)
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Underwood, Barbara L. (New York)
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Verrilli, Donald B. Jr. (District of Columbia)
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Waggoner, Kristen Kellie (Washington)
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Wardle, Lynn Dennis (Utah)
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Willett, Sabin (Massachusetts)
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Wolfson, Paul Reinherz (District of Columbia)
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Wolinsky, Marc (New York)
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Wydra, Elizabeth B. (District of Columbia)
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Zoeller, Gregory F. (Indiana)
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