What you are looking at is the court docket for the Oklahoma marriage case. If you look at the last entry, you can see that the Utah and Oklahoma cases have been consolidated and are being fast-tracked. The last entry contains the briefing schedule. Nothing much will happen between now and February 24.

Originating Court Information:
     District: 1085-4 : 4:04-CV-00848-TCK-TLW
     Court Reporter: Terri Beeler, –
     Trial Judge: Terence C. Kern, -, U.S. District Judge
     Date Filed: 11/03/2004
     Date NOA Filed:      Date Rec’d COA:
     01/16/2014      01/16/2014

01/17/2014 Open Document [10142235] Motion filed by Appellant
Sally Howe Smith to expedite case. Served on: 01/17/2014. Manner of
service: email. This pleading complies with all required (privacy, paper
copy and virus) certifications: Yes. [14-5003] JAC
01/20/2014    [10142245] Notice of appearance
submitted by Don G. Holladay James E. Warner III for Appellees Ms.
Sharon Baldwin, Ms. Susan G. Barton, Ms. Mary Bishop and Ms. Gay E.
Phillips for court review. Certificate of Interested Parties: No. Served
on 01/20/2014. Manner of Service: email. [14-5003]–[Edited 01/21/2014
by AT to remove PDF as pleading was filed on 1/21/14.] JEW
01/21/2014 Open Document [10142285] Notice of appearance filed
by Mr. Don Gardner Holladay, Esq. and Mr. James E. Warner for Ms. Gay E.
Phillips, Ms. Mary Bishop, Ms. Susan G. Barton, and Ms. Sharon Baldwin.
CERT. OF INTERESTED PARTIES: n. Served on 01/20/2014. Manner of
Service: email. [14-5003]
01/21/2014    [10142478] Notice of appearance
submitted by Byron J. Babione; James A. Campbell for Appellant Sally
Howe Smith for court review. Certificate of Interested Parties: Yes.
Served on 01/21/2014. Manner of Service: email. [14-5003] –[Edited
01/21/2014 by SLS to remove PDF file from docket entry.] BJB
01/21/2014 Open Document [10142537] Notice of appearance filed
by Mr. Byron Jeffords Babione and Mr. James Andrew Campbell for Ms.
Sally Howe Smith. CERT. OF INTERESTED PARTIES: y. Served on 01/21/2014.
Manner of Service: email. [14-5003]
01/21/2014 Open Document [10142664] Notice received from Sally
Howe Smith that a transcript is not necessary for this appeal. Served
on: 01/21/2014. Manner of Service: email [14-5003] BJB
01/21/2014    [10142699] Notice of appearance
submitted by Austin David Robert Nimocks for Appellant Sally Howe Smith
for court review. Certificate of Interested Parties: Yes. Served on
01/21/2014. Manner of Service: email. [14-5003]–[Edited 01/22/2014 by
KLP to delete the attachment; entry filed.] DAN
01/22/2014    [10142768] Minute order filed – Notice
due that record is complete by 02/18/2014 for Philip Lombardi, Clerk of
Court. (Text Only – No Attachment) [14-5003]
01/22/2014 Open Document [10142771] Notice of appearance filed
by Mr. David Austin Robert Nimocks for Sally Howe Smith. CERT. OF
INTERESTED PARTIES: n. Served on 01/22/2014. Manner of Service: email.
[14-5003]
01/28/2014 Open Document [10144545] Order filed by Clerk of the
Court (EAS) upon consideration, and at the direction of the court,
granting Sally Howe Smith’s motion to expedite appeal filed in 14-5003.
The directives in this order apply to 14-5003 and 14-5006. These cases
will be assigned to the same panel considering 13-4178, but the appeals
will brief separately and be set for argument separately. The amicus
parties may file briefs jointly in all three cases as set forth. First
brief on cross-appeal and appendix due 02/24/2014 for Sally Howe Smith.
Second cross-appeal brief and any supplemental appendix due 03/17/2014.
Third brief on cross-appeal due 04/01/2014. Fourth brief on cross-appeal
due 04/07/2014. Requests for extension of time are discouraged. A copy
of this order shall be forwarded to all counsel in 13-4178. Please see
attached order for further details. Served on 01/28/2014. [14-5003,
14-5006, 13-4178]

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.