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Case Name McGee v. Cole PB-WV-0002
Docket / Court 3:13-cv-24068 ( S.D. W. Va. )
State/Territory West Virginia
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Same-Sex Marriage
Attorney Organization Lambda Legal
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Family discrimination
Gender identity
Sex discrimination
Sexual orientatation
General
Adoption
Gay/lesbian/transgender
Marriage
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) Cabell County Clerk
Kanawha County Clerk
Plaintiff Description Three lesbian and gay couples, one with a child, who are residents of West Virginia.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Lambda Legal
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Declaratory Judgment
Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Case Closing Year 2015
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
3:13-cv-24068 (S.D. W. Va.)
PB-WV-0002-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/16/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 8]
PB-WV-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/01/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 56] (993 F.Supp.2d 639) (S.D. W. Va.)
PB-WV-0002-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/29/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 125] (S.D. W. Va.)
PB-WV-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/10/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 139] (66 F.Supp.3d 747) (S.D. W. Va.)
PB-WV-0002-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 11/07/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 162] (115 F.Supp.3d 765) (S.D. W. Va.)
PB-WV-0002-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/16/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Chambers, Robert Charles (S.D. W. Va.)
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Harrison, Lindsay C (District of Columbia)
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Kittredge, Heather Foster (West Virginia)
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Leowy, Karen L. (New York)
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Littrell, Elizabeth Lynn (Georgia)
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McCotter, R. Trent (District of Columbia)
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Platzer, Luke C. (District of Columbia)
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Smith, Paul M. (District of Columbia)
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Taylor, Camilla B. (Illinois)
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Tinney, John H. Jr. (West Virginia)
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Defendant's Lawyers Bailey, Charles R. (West Virginia)
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Blake, Julie Marie (West Virginia)
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Hall, Lee Murray (West Virginia)
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Lin, Elbert (District of Columbia)
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Taylor, Michael W. (West Virginia)
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Walling, Sarah A. (West Virginia)
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Warren, Julie A. (West Virginia)
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Other Lawyers Dys, Jeremiah G. (West Virginia)
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