UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS

FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
Deborah S. Hunt
Clerk
100 EAST FIFTH STREET, ROOM 540
POTTER STEWART U.S. COURTHOUSE
CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202-3988
Tel. (513) 564-7000
www.ca6.uscourts.gov

Filed: J uly 14, 2014


Ms. Christy L. Anderson
Bryan Cave
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Suite 4100
Denver, CO 80203

Mr. Byron J effords Babione
Alliance Defending Freedom
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Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Ms. Sara Bartel
Morrison & Foerster
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94131

Mr. J oshua A. Block
ACLU
125 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004

Mr. Carmine D. Boccuzzi J r.
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton
One Liberty Plaza
New York, NY 10006

Mr. J oseph Paul Bowser
Arent Fox
1717 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

Mr. David Boyle
P.O. Box 15143
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Long Beach, CA 90815

Ms. J ennifer L. Branch
Gerhardstein & Branch
432 Walnut Street
Suite 400
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Mr. Kyle J ames Bristow
Law Office
P.O. Box 1954
Clarkston, MI 48347

Ms. Martha A. Campbell
Office of the Tennessee Attorney General
P.O. Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37202

Mr. Daniel J . Canon
Law Offices
462 S. Fourth Street
Suite 1730
Louisville, KY 40202

Mr. George David Carter
Arent Fox
1717 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

Mr. Hunter Thompson Carter
Arent Fox
1675 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Mr. Paul David Castillo
Lambda Legal
3500 Oak Lawn Avenue
Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75219

Mr. Stanton L. Cave
Stan Cave & Associates
P.O. Box 910457
Lexington, KY 40591-0457

Ms. Barbara J ane Chisholm
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Altshuler Berzon
177 Post Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94108

Mr. David C. Codell
National Center for Lesbian Rights
870 Market Street
Suite 370
San Francisco, CA 94102

Mr. Marshall Currey Cook
Lambda Legal
120 Wall Street
19th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Ms. Bridget Carty Coontz
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad Street
16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Mr. Phillip F. Cramer
Sherrard & Roe
150 Third Avenue, S.
Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37201

Mr. Andrew J ohn Davis
Folger Levin
199 Freemont Street
20th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Mr. Drew Sebastian Dennis
ACLU of Ohio
4506 Chester Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103

Ms. Deborah J ane Dewart
Law Office
620 E. Sabiston Drive
Swansboro, NC 28539

Mr. Leonard J oe Dunman
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Clay, Daniel, Walton & Adams
462 S. Fourth Street
Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40202

Alexander Dushku
Kirton & McConkie
60 E. South Temple
Suite 1800
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Ms. Dawn Renae Elliott
Law Office
1752 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Ms. Felicia H. Ellsworth
Wilmer Hale
60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109

Mr. Carl H. Esbeck
National Association of Evangelicals
Ninth & Conley Streets
203 Hulston Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

Mr. J ames D. Esseks
ACLU
125 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004

Mr. J ohn Lee Farringer
Sherrard & Roe
150 Third Avenue, S.
Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37201

Ms. Shannon Renee Fauver
Law Office
101 N. Seventh Street
Louisville, KY 40202-0000

Mr. Thomas Molnar Fisher
Office of the Attorney General of Indiana
302 W. Washington Street
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Fifth Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204-0000

Mr. Mark Christopher Fleming
Wilmer Hale
60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109

Mr. Sean Robert Gallagher
Polsinelli Shughart
1515 Wynkoop Street
Suite 600
Denver, CO 80202

Ms. Marjory A. Gentry
Arnold & Porter
Three Embarcadero Center
22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Mr. Alphonse A. Gerhardstein
Gerhardstein & Branch
432 Walnut Street
Suite 400
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Mr. Alan M. Gershel
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
2630 Featherstone Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Ms. Suzanne B. Goldberg
Columbia University School of Law
435 W. 116th Street
New York, NY 10027

Ms. Marcia D. Greenberger
National Women's Law Center
11 Dupont Circle, N.W.
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

Mr. R. Shawn Gunnarson
Kirton & McConkie
60 E. South Temple
Suite 1800
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Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Ms. Tina Rose Haddad
Haddad Law Office
3155 W. 33rd Street
Cleveland, OH 44109

Mr. J yotin R. Hamid
Debevoise & Plimpton
919 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Mr. Keith R. Hammeran
Lambda Legal
120 Wall Street
19th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Mr. William L. Harbison
Sherrard & Roe
150 Third Avenue, S.
Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37201

Ms. Kristin M Heyse
Michigan Attorney General
P.O. Box 30758
Lansing, MI 48909

Mr. J . Scott Hickman
Sherrard & Roe
150 Third Avenue, S.
Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37201

Ms. Maureen T. Holland
Holland & Associates
1429 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104

Mr. J acob Harris Hupart
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Ms. J aren J anghorbani
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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Mr. William H. J ones J r.
VanAntwerp, Monge, J ones, Edwards & McCann
P.O. Box 1111
Ashland, KY 41101

Mr. Lawrence J . J oseph
Law Office
1250 Connecticut Avenue
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036

Ms. Stephanie A. J oyce
Arent Fox
1717 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

Ms. Roberta A. Kaplan
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Mr. Harlan D. Karp
Law Offices
850 Euclid Avenue
Suite 1330
Cleveland, OH 44114

Mr. J oshua David Kaye
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Mr. Zachery P. Keller
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
Constitutional Offices Section
30 E. Broad Street
16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Ms. Regina Marie Lambert
Law Office
7010 Stone Mill Road
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Knoxville, TN 37919

Ms. Laura E. Landenwich
Law Offices
462 S. Fourth Street
Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40202

Mr. Daniel McNeel Lane J r.
Akin Gump
300 Convent Street
Suite 1500
San Antonio, TX 78205

Ms. Leigh Gross Latherow
VanAntwerp, Monge, J ones, Edwards & McCann
P.O. Box 1111
Ashland, KY 41101

Mr. Aaron D. Lindstrom
Office of the Michigan Attorney General
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI 48909

Mr. Paul Benjamin Linton
Law Offices
921 Keystone Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062-0000

Mr. Christopher Dowden Man
Chadbourne & Parke
1200 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036-0000

Ms. Susan Baker Manning
Bingham McCutchen
2020 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

Ms. Ria Tabacco Mar
NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund
40 Rector Street
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10006

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Ms. Emily J . Martin
National Women's Law Center
11 Dupont Circle, N.W.
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036

Ms. J acklyn Gonzales Martin
Gerhardstein & Branch
432 Walnut Street
Suite 400
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Ms. Mary Elizabeth McAlister
Liberty Counsel
PO Box 11108
Lynchburg, VA 24506

Ms. Lisa Talmadge Meeks
Newman & Meeks
215 E. Ninth Street
Suite 650
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Ms. Erin Elizabeth Mersino
Thomas More Law Center
P.O. Box 393
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Mr. J onathan Benjamin Miller
Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

Mr. Shannon Price Minter
National Center for Lesbian Rights
870 Market Street
Suite 370
San Francisco, CA 94102

Ms. Dina Bernick Mishra
Wilmer Hale
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

Mr. Kenneth Marc Mogill
Mogill, Posner & Cohen
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27 E. Flint Street
Second Floor
Lake Orion, MI 48362-0000

Mr. Gregory L. Monge
VanAntwerp, Monge, J ones, Edwards & McCann
P.O. Box 1111
Ashland, KY 41101

Mr. J effrey Hunter Moon
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
3211 Fourth St., N.E.
Washington, DC 20017

Mr. Alan B. Morrison
George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20052

Mr. Michael F. Moses
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
3211 Fourth St., N.E.
Washington, DC 20017

Mr. Michael Edward Mumford
Baker & Hostetler
1900 E. Ninth Street
Suite 3200
Cleveland, OH 44114

Mr. Eric E. Murphy
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad Street
17th Floor State Office Tower
Columbus, OH 43215

Ms. Dana M. Nessel
Nessel Kessel
645 Griswold Street
Detroit, MI 48226

Mr. Gregory R. Nevins
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
Southern Regional Office
730 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Suite 1070
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Atlanta, GA 30308-1210

Mr. Nicholas M. O'Donnell
Sullivan & Worcester
One Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109

Mr. William J effery Olson
Law Office
370 Maple Avenue, W.
Suite 4
Vienna, VA 22180-5615

Mr. Asaf Orr
National Center for Lesbian Rights
870 Market Street
Suite 370
San Francisco, CA 94102

Mr. Matthew Edwin Pepping
Akin Gump
300 Convent Street
Suite 1500
San Antonio, TX 78205

Ms. Nicole Susan Phillis
Munger, Tolles & Olson
355 S. Grand Avenue
35th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Anthony R. Picarello J r.
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
1350 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Suite 605
Washington, DC 20036-0000

Mr. P. Casey Pitts
Altshuler Berzon
177 Post Street
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94108

Ms. Diana Raimi
J affe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss
201 S. Main Street
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Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Mr. Eric C. Rassbach
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
3000 K Street, N.W.
Suite 220
Washington, DC 20007

Mr. Thomas J . Rheaume J r.
Bodman
1901 Saint Antoine Street
Sixth Floor
Detroit, MI 48226

Ms. Ryan Lynn Richardson
Office of the Ohio Attorney General
30 E. Broad Street
16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Mr. Paul Daniel Ritter
Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter
65 E. State Street
Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215

Ms. Beth M. Rivers
Pitt, McGehee, Palmer, Rivers & Golden
117 W. Fourth Street
Suite 200
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Mr. David A. Robinson
P.O. Box 780
North Haven, CT 06473

Mr. J oseph Benjamin Rome
Debevoise & Plimpton
919 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Mr. J erome Cary Roth
Munger, Tolles & Olson
560 Mission Street
27th Floor
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San Francisco, CA 94105

Ms. Abby R. Rubenfeld
2505 Hillsboro Road
Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37212-0000

Mr. Alan Evan Schoenfeld
Wilmer Hale
250 Greenwich Street
7 World Trade Center
New York, NY 10007

Mr. Robert George Schuler
Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter
65 E. State Street
Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215

Mr. Robert A. Sedler
Law Office
471 W. Palmer
Detroit, MI 48202-0000

Mr. Benjamin G. Shatz
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
11355 W. Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Mr. Paul March Smith
J enner & Block
1099 New York Avenue, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001

Ms. Susan L. Sommer
Lambda Legal
120 Wall Street
19th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Ms. Diane M. Soubly
Stevenson Keppelman
444 S. Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Ms. Carole Margaret Stanyar
Law Offices
221 N. Main Street
Suite 300
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-0000

Ms. Anita L. Staver
Law Office
P.O. Box 540774
Orlando, FL 32854

Mr. Mathew D. Staver
Liberty Counsel
P.O. Box 540774
Orlando, FL 32854

Mr. Kevin Gene Steiling
Office of the Tennessee Attorney General
P.O. Box 20207
Second Floor
Nashville, TN 37202

Ms. Catherine Emily Stetson
Hogan Lovells
555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Columbia Square
Washington, DC 20004

Mr. Christopher F. Stoll
National Center for Lesbian Rights
870 Market Street
Suite 370
San Francisco, CA 94102

Ms. Sherri C. Strand
Thompson Coburn
One U.S. Bank Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63101

Mr. Chase Strangio
ACLU
125 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004

Ms. Camilla B. Taylor
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
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11 E. Adams Street
Suite 1008
Chicago, IL 60603

Mr. J effrey S. Trachtman
Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

Mr. Rocky Chiu-feng Tsai
Ropes & Gray
Three Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111

Mr. J ames J . Walsh
Bodman
201 S. Division Street
Suite 400
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Mr. J ason Walta
Office of General Counsel
National Education Association
1201 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

Mr. Thomas D. Warren
Baker & Hostetler
1900 E. Ninth Street
Suite 3200
Cleveland, OH 44114

Mr. Christopher J . Weber
Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter
65 E. State Street
Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215

Ms. J essica Weisel
Akin Gump
2029 Century Park, E.
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Mr. J oseph Frederick Whalen III
Office of the Tennessee Attorney General
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P.O. Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37202

Ms. Amy Whelan
National Center for Lesbian Rights
870 Market Street
Suite 370
San Francisco, CA 94102

Mr. Michael Louis Whitlock
Bingham McCutchen
2020 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

Mr. J ames R. Wierenga
David & Wierenga
50 Monroe Street, N.W.
Suite 720W
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Mr. Paul R.Q. Wolfson
Wilmer Hale
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006

Ms. Elizabeth B. Wydra
Constitutional Accountability Center
1200 18th Street, N.W.
Suite 501
Washington, DC 20036

Re:
Case No. 14-1341/14-3057/14-3464/14-5291/14-5297, April DeBoer,
et al v. Richard Snyder, et al
Originating Case No. : 2:12-cv-10285
Dear Sir or Madam,
The Court issued the enclosed Order today in this case.
Sincerely yours,


s/Cheryl Borkowski
Case Manager
Direct Dial No. 513-564-7035
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Enclosure
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Nos. 14-1341/3057/3464/5291/5297

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT





APRIL DEBOER, et al. v. RICHARD SNYDER, et al.,

JAMES OBERGEFELL, et al. v. LANCE D. HIMES, et al.,

BRITTANI HENRY, et al. v. LANCE HIMES, et al.,

GREGORY BOURKE, et al. v. STEVE BESHEAR, et al.,

VALERIA TANCO, et al. v. WILLIAM HASLAM, et al.


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O R D E R

This matter is before the court to establish the protocol to be followed for the oral
arguments scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Wednesday August 6, 2014 at the Potter Stewart Courthouse.
The proceedings will commence promptly at 1:00 p.m. Admission to the courtroom will be
closed at 12:55 p.m.
Courtroom Location, Seating and Access
The Courtroom will open at 12:00 p.m. Seating will be reserved for the litigants
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places will be reserved for members of the press, in the manner described below; the remainder
of seating in the courtroom will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Additional
overflow seating will be available in the two other Court of Appeals Courtrooms. No more than
215 spectators will be admitted to the courthouse for the arguments. Audio recordings of the
arguments will be made available shortly after the conclusion of all arguments via a link on the
court’s website.


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Those having been granted leave to file an amicus brief are not litigants and will not be given reserved
seating.
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FILED
DEBORAH S. HUNT, Clerk
Jul 14, 2014
Press Access and Seating
Up to sixteen seats will be reserved for members of the press; no more than one
representative from each media organization or entity will be allowed to sit in these reserved
spaces. Efforts will be made to fairly distribute media seating amongst the various states from
which the cases being argued arise. Access will be by credentials issued by the court. The
process for obtaining credentials will be posted on the court’s website.
Security Screening and Identification
Security screening, including the presentation of valid government-issued picture
identification, will be required for entry to the courthouse. No one will be admitted to the
courthouse without proper identification. Security screening will be at the direction of the
United States Marshal and his designees.
Prohibition on Broadcasting, Recording and Photography
Audio and/or video recording, broadcasting, and photography anywhere in the courthouse
during the oral arguments are explicitly forbidden. This prohibition includes blogging, tweeting,
emailing, use of cell phones or any other recording mechanism, any broadcast mechanism or
wireless communication. Anyone violating this prohibition will be removed from the
courthouse.
Use of Electronic Equipment in the Courtrooms Prohibited
The use of laptops, cell phones, tablets or other devices by anyone other than counsel
presenting oral argument is prohibited during argument. All cell phones must be turned off
during argument.
Overflow and Audio Feed Access
Two additional courtrooms will be open to the public with a live audio feed of the
proceedings. Seating will be on a first-come first-served basis.

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Decorum
Once argument has commenced, spectators may exit the courtroom only between
arguments. No one who exits the courtroom, for whatever reason, will be readmitted. No
interviews will take place inside the courtroom, nor will media be permitted to broadcast from or
conduct interviews on the steps to the courthouse. For safety and security, all outside stairways,
entries to and exits from the courthouse must be kept clear at all times. Spectators will not be
allowed to congregate in the courthouse hallways, or otherwise impede the orderly conduct of
business within the courthouse.
Digital Recordings Available On the Court Website
Audio recordings of the arguments will be made available on the court’s public website
as soon as practical after the conclusion of the hearing on August 6. The recordings may be
downloaded free of charge.
Members of the public, the media, and counsel are urged to consult the court’s website
for further logistical information and instructions.

ENTERED BY ORDER OF THE COURT


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Deborah S. Hunt, Clerk






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