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Case Name General Synod of the United Church of Christ v. Cooper PB-NC-0006
Docket / Court 3:14-cv-00213-MOC-DLH ( W.D.N.C. )
State/Territory North Carolina
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Same-Sex Marriage
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Male
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Free Exercise Clause
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Religion discrimination
Sex discrimination
Sexual orientatation
General
Gay/lesbian/transgender
Marriage
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) State of North Carolina
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs consisted of three different groups: the Religious Denomination Plaintiff, Clergy Plaintiffs or Minister Plaintiffs, and Couple Plaintiffs.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
Order Duration 2014 - n/a
Filing Year 2014
Case Ongoing No reason to think so
Case Listing PB-VA-0005 : Bostic v. McDonnell (E.D. Va.)
Docket(s)
14-2225 (U.S. Court of Appeals)
PB-NC-0006-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/11/2015
3:14-cv-00213 (W.D.N.C.)
PB-NC-0006-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/12/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PB-NC-0006-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/28/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law In Support of Their Motion for Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 5]
PB-NC-0006-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/28/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Complaint [ECF# 52]
PB-NC-0006-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/03/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting Motion to Stay] (2014 WL 3939331) (W.D.N.C.)
PB-NC-0006-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/12/2014
Source: Westlaw
Order [ECF# 89] (2014 WL 3702493) (W.D.N.C.)
PB-NC-0006-0007.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/12/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER (12 F.Supp.3d 790) (W.D.N.C.)
PB-NC-0006-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 10/10/2014
Order Denying Motion to Intervene (2014 WL 5094093) (W.D.N.C.)
PB-NC-0006-0005.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 10/10/2014
Source: Westlaw
Order Denying Motion to Intervene [ECF# 120] (2013 WL 5094093) (W.D.N.C.)
PB-NC-0006-0011.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 10/10/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum
PB-NC-0006-0004.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 10/14/2014
Judges Cogburn, Max Oliver Jr. (W.D.N.C.)
PB-NC-0006-0003 | PB-NC-0006-0005 | PB-NC-0006-0011 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Howell, Dennis L. (W.D.N.C.) [Magistrate]
PB-NC-0006-0006 | PB-NC-0006-0007 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Glazer, Thomas (District of Columbia)
PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Gresham, John West (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-0001 | PB-NC-0006-0002 | PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000 | PB-NC-0006-9001
Huffman, Matthew Blake (District of Columbia)
PB-NC-0006-9001
Kleinschmidt, Mark J. (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Largess, S. Luke (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-0001 | PB-NC-0006-0002 | PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000 | PB-NC-0006-9001
Martel, Jonathan (District of Columbia)
PB-NC-0006-0001 | PB-NC-0006-0002 | PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Morris, Sean (California)
PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Sussman, Jacob H. (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-0001 | PB-NC-0006-0002 | PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000 | PB-NC-0006-9001
Warlick, Sarah (District of Columbia)
PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Weiner, David J. (District of Columbia)
PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Witten, Samuel (District of Columbia)
PB-NC-0006-0010 | PB-NC-0006-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Adden, Robert Spencer Jr. (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000
Anderson, Philip Scott (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000
Askew, Roger A (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000
Gibson, Ronald (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000
Gottschalk, Tikkun A.S. (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000 | PB-NC-0006-9001
Johnson, Noel H. (Indiana)
PB-NC-0006-9001
Koch, Richard Martin (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000
Phillips, Kaylan L. (Indiana)
PB-NC-0006-9001
Vanderhulst, Joseph A. (Indiana)
PB-NC-0006-9001
Vysotskaya de Brito, Olga Eugenia (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000
Warren, Scott Wood (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000
Other Lawyers Eastman, John C. (California)
PB-NC-0006-9000 | PB-NC-0006-9001
Potter, Robert Daniel (North Carolina)
PB-NC-0006-9000 | PB-NC-0006-9001

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