Gay rights and Marriage Equality

Obergefell v. Hodges 
President Obama - Remarks on Obergefell decision

SCOTUS - Oral argument, April 28, 2015

28 April 2015, audio file of Question 1, the first half of today's SCOTUS marriage hearing:…/14-556-q1
28 April 2015, written transcript of Question 1, the first half, of today's SCOTUS marriage hearing:…/argument_tr…/14-556q1_7l48.pdf
28 April 2015, audio file of Question 2, the second half of today's SCOTUS marriage hearing:…/14-556-q2
28 April 2015, written transcript of Question 2, the second half, of today's SCOTUS marriage hearing:…/argument_tr…/14-556q2_2dp3.pdf
Obergefell v. Hodges

Amicus brief - Historians of Marriage and AHA
Amicus brief -  Organization of American Historians New Jersey Same Sex marriage Cases (Lewis v. Harris and Garden State Equality v. A.G. Dow)

Court website

Summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs - Garden State Equality vs. Dow

Civil Union Review Commission - Final Report

Don't Ask Don't Tell
The Statute: 10 USC 654*
FRCP 65 Injunctions

Log Cabin Republicans. v. U.S.A. and Robert Gates

Order lifting stay and enjoining enforcement of DADT - 9th Circuit, July 6, 2011

The merits decision - Amended and Final Memorandum Opinion by Virginia Phillips, D.J. (Central Dt. CA) October 12, 2020, Case No. CV 04-08425-VAP (Ex)  2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93612

Findings of fact and conclusions of law - Case No. CV 04-08425-VAP (Ex), UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108647 October 12, 2010
Request for Permanent Injunction - Log Cabin Republicans
Objections to Request for Permanent Injunction - U.S.DOJ
Permanent injunction suspending enforcement of DADT Act ,October 12, 2010*
Opinion and Order granting permanent injunction* - October 12, 2010*
DOJ request for stay of permanent injunction enjoining enforcement*
Affidavit of Undersecretary Stanley in Support of Motion for Stay of Permanent Injunction*
Order & memorandum of Judge Philips denying motion to stay*

U.S. opposition to plaintiff's motion in Supreme Court to lift 9th Circuit's stay
Don't ask don't tell Repeal Act of 2010*
U.S. DOJ Motion to hold in abeyance - post repeal*

Justice Robert Jackson, Concurring opinion *- Youngstown Sheet & Tube v. Sawyer
343 U.S. 579 (1952)

Counsel fees

Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. 2412*
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - FRCP 54 Judgments, Costs*
Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.5*
Is Log Cabin Republicans a prevailing party entitled to counsel fees?
42 U.S.C. 1988 - Proceedings in vindication of civil rights
U.S. objections to Log Cabin Republicans' fee application
Compare Buckhannon Board & Care Home v. West Virginia,* 532 U.S. 598 (2001) with Mason v. City of Hoboken , 196 N.J. 51 (2008)*

Resources on Log Cabin Republicans v. United States of America (DADT challenge)
Ninth Circuit documents on DADT
Log Cabin Republicans v. USA - DADT Challenge -Log Cabin Republicans documents page (be careful some of their pages have been hijacked by a spammer)