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Case Name Tanco v. Haslam PB-TN-0005
Docket / Court 3:13-cv-01159 ( M.D. Tenn. )
State/Territory Tennessee
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Same-Sex Marriage
Attorney Organization National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Right to travel
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief denied
Sexual orientatation
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Tennessee
Plaintiff Description Three same-sex couples in Tennessee, whose marriages were lawfully entered in other states.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement Confession of Judgment
Order Duration 2015 - n/a
Filing Year 2013
Case Closing Year 2016
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing PB-MI-0004 : DeBoer v. Snyder (E.D. Mich.)
PB-OH-0003 : Obergefell v. Hodges (S.D. Ohio)
PB-OH-0004 : Henry v. Wymyslo (S.D. Ohio)
PB-KY-0001 : Love v. Beshear (W.D. Ky.)
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  Oral Argument in Same Sex Marriage Cases
Date: Apr. 28, 2015
By: Oyez
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3:13-cv-01159 (M.D. Tenn.)
PB-TN-0005-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/17/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
PB-TN-0005-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 10/23/2013
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
Memorandum [granting preliminary injunction] [ECF# 67] (M.D. Tenn.)
PB-TN-0005-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/14/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum and Order [Denying Motion to Stay] (2014 WL 1117069) (M.D. Tenn.)
PB-TN-0005-0005.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 03/20/2014
Source: Westlaw
Opinion [Reversing Judgment of the District Court] [Ct. of App. ECF# 184] (772 F.3d 388)
PB-TN-0005-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | External Link | Detail
Date: 11/06/2014
Opinion [Consolidating Cases and Issuing Certiorari] (135 S.Ct. 1040)
PB-TN-0005-0004.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 01/16/2015
Source: Westlaw
Opinion [Denying Motion to Intervene] (135 S.Ct. 1169)
PB-TN-0005-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 01/20/2015
Source: Westlaw
Supreme Court Opinion (135 S.Ct. 2584)
PB-TN-0005-0007.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/26/2015
Source: Supreme Court website
Final Order and Permanent Injunction [ECF# 92] (M.D. Tenn.)
PB-TN-0005-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/24/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 133] (M.D. Tenn.)
PB-TN-0005-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/25/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Alito, Samuel A. Jr. (Third Circuit, SCOTUS) show/hide docs
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