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DeBOER v. SNYDER

Docket No.: 14-571
Certiorari Granted: 1/16/2015
Argued: April 28, 2015
Consolidated with: Docket No. 14-556, 14-562, 14-574

PartyNames: April DeBoer, et al. v. Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, et al.
Petitioner: April DeBoer, et al.
Respondent: Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 772 F.3d 388
Supreme Court Docket

April DeBoer, et al.
v.
Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, et al.
Consideration Limited:

LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS: 1) DOES THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT REQUIRE A STATE TO LICENSE A MARRIAGE BETWEEN TWO PEOPLE OF THE SAME SEX? 2) DOES THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT REQUIRE A STATE TO RECOGNIZE A MARRIAGE BETWEEN TWO PEOPLE OF THE SAME SEX WHEN THEIR MARRIAGE WAS LAWFULLY LICENSED AND PERFORMED OUT-OF-STATE? A TOTAL OF NINETY MINUTES IS ALLOTTED FOR ORAL ARGUMENT ON QUESTION 1. A TOTAL OF ONE HOUR IS ALLOTTED FOR ORAL ARGUMENT ON QUESTION 2. THE PARTIES ARE LIMITED TO FILING BRIEFS ON THE MERITS AND PRESENTING ORAL ARGUMENT ON THE QUESTIONS PRESENTED IN THEIR RESPECTIVE PETITIONS.

Question Presented:

Whether a state violates the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by denying same--sex couples the right to marry.

DeBOER v. SNYDER
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 28, 2015

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