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Case Name Romero v. Brown PB-IN-0009
Docket / Court 2:14-cv-00325-JVB-PRC ( N.D. Ind. )
State/Territory Indiana
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Same-Sex Marriage
Attorney Organization Lambda Legal
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Male
Benefit Source
Social Security Retirement and Death Benefit
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
Sexual orientatation
General
Access to public accommodations - governmental
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) Lake County Clerk
Plaintiff Description A married same-sex couple
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Lambda Legal
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
None
Source of Relief None
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
Case Closing Year 2014
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
2:14-cv-00325-JVB-PRC (N.D. Ind.)
PB-IN-0009-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/31/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PB-IN-0009-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/08/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Staying Case [ECF# 14] (N.D. Ind.)
PB-IN-0009-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/11/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Cherry, Paul R. (N.D. Ind.) [Magistrate]
PB-IN-0009-9000
Van Bokkelen, Joseph S. (N.D. Ind.)
PB-IN-0009-0002 | PB-IN-0009-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Dollens, Lucy R. (Indiana)
PB-IN-0009-0001 | PB-IN-0009-9000
Hearon, James Michael (Indiana)
PB-IN-0009-0001 | PB-IN-0009-9000
Hunter, Steven V. (Illinois)
PB-IN-0009-0001
Taylor, Camilla B. (Illinois)
PB-IN-0009-0001
Defendant's Lawyers Arthur, David A. (Indiana)
PB-IN-0009-9000
Schwer, Melinda J (Indiana)
PB-IN-0009-9000
Tiller, Nancy Moore (Indiana)
PB-IN-0009-9000

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