No, unanswered, yes justice anthony m kennedy delivered the opinion of the 5-4 majority the supreme court held that the united states government, despite the executive branch's agreement regarding doma's unconstitutionality, retains a significant enough stake in the issue to support supreme court's jurisdiction.
For respondent bipartisan legal advisory group of the united states house of representataives: paul d clement, washington, d c (merits) - for respondent bipartisan legal advisory group of the united states house of representatives: paul d clement, washington, d c. A summary and case brief of united states v windsor, including the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, key terms, and concurrences and dissents united states v.
United states v windsor united states supreme court 133 s ct 2675 (2013) facts the government and blag petitioned the united states supreme court for certiorari, which was granted rule of law the rule of law is the black letter law upon which the court rested its decision. See windsor v united states, 699 f3d 169, 175–76 (2d cir 2012) their marriage was recognized by new york state law but, upon spyer’s death, windsor was denied a spousal deduction for her federal estate taxes under a federal law see id at 175. The court’s holding, too, seems to rest on “the equal protection guarantee of the fourteenth amendment,” ante, at 25—although the court is careful not to adopt most of windsor’s and the united states’ argument in my view, the approach that windsor and the united states advocate is misguided.
On october 18, 2012, the second circuit issued an opinion striking down the so-called defense of marriage act in the aclu and nyclu's windsor v united states case.
United states to pay windsor a refund this court granted certiorari and now affirms the judgment in windsor’s favor i in 1996, as some states were beginning to consider the concept of same-sex marriage, see, eg, baehr v lewin, 74 2 states united v windsor opinion of the court.
The time to file the briefs, on the jurisdictional questions, of the solicitor general, the bipartisan legal advisory group of the united states house of representatives, and edith windsor, is extended to and including february 22, 2013. In 2007, two women, edith windsor (plaintiff) and thea spyer, were legally married in ontario, canada windsor and spyer returned to new york, which recognized the marriage two years later, spyer died, leaving her estate to windsor.