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Case Name Lawson v. Jackson County Department of Recorder of Deeds PB-MO-0006
Docket / Court 4:14-cv-00622-ODS ( W.D. Mo. )
Additional Docket(s) 1416-CV15024
14-3779  [ 14-3779 ]
14-3780  [ 14-3780 ]
State/Territory Missouri
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Same-Sex Marriage
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU National (all projects)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Sexual orientatation
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) Jackson County Department of Recorder of Deeds
State of Missouri
Plaintiff Description Same-sex couples living in Missouri.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU National (all projects)
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 Settlement
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
Filing Year 2014
Case Closing Year 2015
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing PB-SD-0001 : Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard (D.S.D.)
PB-AR-0004 : Jernigan v. Crane (E.D. Ark.)
1416-CV15024 (State Trial Court)
PB-MO-0006-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/06/2014
Source: State Court Website
4:14-cv-00622-ODS (W.D. Mo.)
PB-MO-0006-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Petition for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 1-1]
PB-MO-0006-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/15/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Opinion [ECF# 50] (2014 WL 5810215) (W.D. Mo.)
PB-MO-0006-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 11/07/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Awarding Plaintiffs Fees and Costs and Staying Award Pending Conclusion of All Appeals [ECF# 63] (W.D. Mo.)
PB-MO-0006-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/08/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Messina, Edith L (State Trial Court)
Smith, Ortrie D. (W.D. Mo.)
PB-MO-0006-0002 | PB-MO-0006-0003 | PB-MO-0006-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Block, Joshua A (New York)
Doty, Grant R. (Missouri)
PB-MO-0006-0001 | PB-MO-0006-9000 | PB-MO-0006-9001
McNulty, Andrew (Missouri)
Rothert, Anthony [Tony] E. (Missouri)
PB-MO-0006-0001 | PB-MO-0006-9000 | PB-MO-0006-9001
Wilcox, Gillian R. (Missouri)
PB-MO-0006-0001 | PB-MO-0006-9000 | PB-MO-0006-9001
Defendant's Lawyers Haden, Jay (Missouri)
Morgan, Jeremiah J. (Missouri)
PB-MO-0006-9000 | PB-MO-0006-9001
Other Lawyers Stiles, Marsha A. (Missouri)

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