Tag Archives: Eighth Circuit Court

REPORT: White House Vetting Eighth Circuit Court Judge Jane Kelly For SCOTUS Nomination [VIDEO]

From the New York Times: The White House is vetting Jane L. Kelly, a career public defender turned federal appellate judge, as a potential nominee for the Supreme Court, as President Obama closes in on a decision that could reshape the court for decades and create an election-year showdown with Republicans. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been conducting background ...

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Eighth Circuit Court Punts On All Cases

“On the court’s own motion, oral arguments and any further consideration of these cases will be deferred pending the Supreme Court of the Unites States’ decisions in James Obergefell v Richard Hodges.”

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Eighth Circuit Court Sets May 12th Details For Marriage Cases Out Of Arkansas, Missouri, Nebraska, & South Dakota

It seems unlikely that we’d get a decision before the Supreme Court. But we’ve been surprised many times.

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Nebraska Turns Mustard

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BREAKING: Eighth Circuit Court Issues Stay On Nebraska Marriage Ruling

From the order: “Appellants’ Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal has been considered by the court, and the motion is granted. The District Court’s Injunction Order of March 2, 2015 will be stayed pending the disposition of this appeal. It is further ordered that this case be set for oral argument in Omaha, Nebraska on May 12, 2015, together with ...

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NEBRASKA: Marriage Plaintiffs Oppose State’s Stay Motion With Eighth Circuit

The plaintiffs in Nebraska’s marriage equality case today filed their opposition to the state’s demand that the Eighth Circuit Court issue a stay on last week’s ruling, which is due to go into effect at 9AM local time on Monday. See the filing at Equality Case Files.

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Nebraska Turns Cerulean

The color will shift to mustard should the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals issue a stay. In January the Eighth Circuit declined to lift the stay in Missouri, which is shaded sapphire due to the legality of same-sex marriage in St. Louis and its recognition statewide. The Eighth Circuit will hear oral arguments in the cases out of Missouri, Arkansas, ...

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Liberty Counsel To Eighth Circuit Court: Stop Same-Sex Marriage Because AIDS

Yesterday the Liberty Counsel filed amicus briefs with the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals in the marriage cases out of Missouri and Arkansas. Via press release: The issue before this Court and courts across this country is whether the divine creation of natural marriage as the union of one man and one woman will be recognized by fallible judges, or ...

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Eighth Circuit Court Combines Marriage Appeals From South Dakota, Arkansas, & Missouri, Sets Oral Arguments For May

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MISSOURI: Eighth Circuit Denies Request To Lift Stay, Appeal By State To Continue

The Eighth Circuit Court has decided to continue Missouri’s marriage case despite the coming decision by the Supreme Court. The state’s request to suspend their appeal has been denied and the plaintiffs’ request to the lift the stay has been denied as well. See the briefing schedule.

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Marriage Cases In Flux Due To SCOTUS

Marriage equality cases in several states have seen some action since Friday’s decision by the Supreme Court to hear the cases out of the Sixth Circuit Court. North Dakota: Yesterday a federal judge put that case on indefinite hold pending the final ruling from SCOTUS. There had been no action on that case since September. Georgia: Also yesterday the state ...

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SOUTH DAKOTA: Attorney General Marty Jackley To Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling

“It remains the State’s position that the institution of marriage should be defined by the voters of South Dakota and not the federal courts. Because this case presents substantial legal questions and substantial public interest the Federal Court has stayed its judgment allowing South Dakota law to remain in effect pending the appeal.” – GOP South Dakota Attorney General Marty ...

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ARKANSAS: AG To Appeal Stayed Marriage Equality Ruling To Eighth Circuit Court

Back in May, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel declared that while he personally supports same-sex marriage, he would be defending his state’s ban. Today he announced his intent to appeal last month’s stayed ruling to the Eighth Circuit Court. McDaniel had said previously he would wait to make a decision on an appeal until the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled in ...

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MISSOURI: Marriage Plaintiffs File Notice Of Cross-Appeal To Eighth Circuit

The plaintiffs in one of Missouri’s marriage equality cases have filed their notice of a cross-appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court. On Friday the state filed their notice. The initial stayed ruling on the ACLU’s case came on November 7th, at which time Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster promised to appeal. That stay was due to expire today if no ...

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MISSOURI: State Files Notice Of Marriage Appeal To Eighth Circuit Court

Four days before a lower court’s stay is due to expire, tonight the state of Missouri filed notice that they will appeal the overturn of the ban on same-sex marriage to the Eighth Circuit Court. The initial stayed ruling on the ACLU’s case came on November 7th, at which time Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster promised tonight’s action. Both Koster ...

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BREAKING: Missouri! (But Stayed)

Read the ruling. UPDATE: Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is appealing to the Eighth Circuit Court.

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ADF: We Won’t Stop Fighting The Gays

“The court’s decision not to take up this issue now means that the marriage battle will continue. Several federal courts – including those in the 5th, 6th, 8th, and 11th circuits – still have cases working their way to the Supreme Court. ADF will continue to remain a leader in the critical effort for the freedom of the people. The ...

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