United States Supreme Court building.

BLAG (the House of Representatives “Bipartisan” Legal Advisory Group) has already submitted their brief (PDF) in support of DOMA (US v Windsor). Proponents of Prop 8 (Hollingsworth v Perry) have also submitted their brief (PDF). Here is the remainder of the schedule before the United States Supreme Court:

  • January 24 (Thursday) — Brief of Court-appointed amicus Vicki Jackson on the Article III questions (against the Court’s jurisdiction and against BLAG standing) in Windsor
  • January 29 (Tuesday) — Amicus briefs in support of BLAG on the merits (in support of DOMA Section 3) in Windsor 
  • January 29 (Tuesday) — Amicus briefs in support of proponents on the merits (in support of Proposition 8) and/or on the Article III question (in support of proponents’ standing to appeal) in Perry
  • January 31 (Thursday) — Amicus briefs in support of Court-appointed amicus Vicki Jackson on either or both Article III questions (against Court jurisdiction and/or against BLAG standing) in Windsor
  • February 21 (Thursday) — Respondents’ briefs on the merits (against Proposition 8) and on the Article III question (presumably against proponents’ standing to appeal) in Perry
  • February 22 (Friday) — Brief of the United States on the merits (against the constitutionality of DOMA Section 3) in Windsor
  • February 22 (Friday) — Briefs of Edith Windsor, the United States and BLAG on the Article III questions in Windsor
  • February 26 (Tuesday) — Brief of Edith Windsor on the merits (against the constitutionality of DOMA Section 3) in Windsor
  • February 28 (Thursday) — Amicus briefs in support of the respondents on the merits (against Proposition 8) and/or on the Article III question (against the proponents’ standing) in Perry
  • March 1 (Friday) — Amicus briefs in favor of jurisdiction/standing on either or both Article III questions in Windsor
  • March 1 (Friday) — Amicus briefs in support of Edith Windsor and the United States on the merits (against the constitutionality of DOMA Section 3) in Windsor
  • March 19 (Tuesday) — Proponents’ reply brief on the merits (in support of Proposition 8) and on the Article III question (in favor of standing) in Perry
  • March 20 (Wednesday) — BLAG reply brief on the merits (in support of DOMA Section 3) in Windsor
  • March 20 (Wednesday) — Reply briefs of the United States, Edith Windsor, BLAG, and Court-appointed amicus Jackson on the Article III questions in Windsor
  • March 26 (Tuesday) — Oral argument(s) in Perry
  • March 27 (Wednesday) — Oral argument(s) in Windsor

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By David Cary Hart

Retired CEO. Formerly a W.E. Deming-trained quality-management consultant. Now just a cranky Jewish queer. Gay cis. He/Him/His.