Marriage Litigation

In states across the country, same-sex couples are filing lawsuits seeking the freedom to marry. Freedom to Marry's national strategy has always been to win a final victory at the U.S. Supreme Court. While we work to create the climate for the Court to rule in favor of marriage, here is a comprehensive look at marriage litigation underway in the states:

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NUMBER OF CASES: RULINGS SINCE WINDSOR: SEEKING SCOTUS REVIEW:
81 CASES IN 32 STATES 40 WINS, 2 LOSSES 5 CASES

 

KEY UPCOMING DATES:

9/15 Hearing in In Re Costanza and Brewer  (AR) 9/29 SCOTUS Conference in 5 Cases
9/25 Oral Argument in Barrier v. Vasterling  (MO) 10/10 Oral Argument in Hamby v. Parnell  (AK)

Marriage Cases at the Federal Appellate Level

Marriage Cases with Rulings in State Court

All States with Pending Marriage Litigation

States with Completed Marriage Litigation