766 F.3d 648 (7th Cir. 2014), 14-2386, Baskin v. Bogan

Docket Nº:14-2386, 14-2526
Citation:766 F.3d 648
Opinion Judge:Posner, Circuit Judge.
Party Name:MARILYN RAE BASKIN, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. PENNY BOGAN, et al., Defendants-Appellants. VIRGINIA WOLF, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. SCOTT WALKER, et al., Defendants-Appellants
Attorney:For MIDORI FUJII, MELODY LAYNE, TARA BETTERMAN, SCOTT MOUBRAY-CARRICO, Plaintiffs - Appellees (14-2387): Sean C. Lemieux, Attorney, LEMIEUX LAW, Indianapolis, IN; Chase Strangio, Attorney, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, New York, NY. For MONICA WEHRLE, Plaintiff - Appellee (14-2387): Chase Stran...
Judge Panel:Before POSNER, WILLIAMS, and HAMILTON, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:September 04, 2014
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
 
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766 F.3d 648 (7th Cir. 2014)

MARILYN RAE BASKIN, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees,

v.

PENNY BOGAN, et al., Defendants-Appellants. VIRGINIA WOLF, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees,

v.

SCOTT WALKER, et al., Defendants-Appellants

Nos. 14-2386, No. 14-2526

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

September 4, 2014

Argued August 26, 2014

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Appeals from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division. Nos. 1:14-cv-00355-RLY-TAB, 1:14-cv-00404-RLY-TAB, 1:14-cv-00406-RLY-MJD -- Richard L. Young, Chief Judge.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. No. 3:14-cv-00064-bbc -- Barbara B. Crabb, Judge.

For MIDORI FUJII, MELODY LAYNE, TARA BETTERMAN, SCOTT MOUBRAY-CARRICO, Plaintiffs - Appellees (14-2387): Sean C. Lemieux, Attorney, LEMIEUX LAW, Indianapolis, IN; Chase Strangio, Attorney, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, New York, NY.

For MONICA WEHRLE, Plaintiff - Appellee (14-2387): Chase Strangio, Attorney, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, New York, NY; Kelly Eskew, Gavin M. Rose, Attorneys, ACLU OF INDIANA, Indianapolis, IN; Kenneth J. Falk, Attorney, INDIANA CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, Indianapolis, IN.

For COMMISSIONER OF THE INDIANA STATE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, in his official capacity, Defendant - Appellant (14-2387): Thomas M. Fisher, Attorney, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, Indianapolis, IN.

For CLERK, ALLEN COUNTY, INDIANA, in her official capacity, Defendant - Appellant (14-2387): Thomas A. Hardin, Attorney, SHINE & HARDIN LLP, Fort Wayne, IN.

For DAVID ROBINSON, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): David Alan Robinson, Attorney, North Haven, CT.

For STATE OF COLORADO, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Michael Francisco, Attorney, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, Colorado Department of Law, Denver, CO.

For CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICA, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Steven W. Fitschen, Attorney, NATIONAL LEGAL FOUNDATION, Virginia Beach, VA.

For PAUL MCHUGH, Amicus Curiae: Kevin Trent Snider, Attorney, PACIFIC JUSTICE INSTITUTE, Sacramento, CA.

For SOCIAL SCIENCE PROFESSORS, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Michael J. Cork, Attorney, BAMBERGER, FOREMAN, OSWALD & HAHN, Indianapolis, IN.

For HELEN M. ALVARE, Amicus Curiae: James Bopp, Jr., Attorney, BOPP LAW FIRM, Terre Haute, IN.

For LIBERTY COUNSEL, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Mary E. McAlister, Attorney, LIBERTY COUNSEL, Lynchburg, VA.

For 22 SCHOLARS OF FEDERALISM AND JUDICIAL RESTRAINT, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Dean John Sauer, Attorney, CLARK & SAUER, LLC, St. Louis, MO.

For BECKET FUND FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Eric C. Rassbach, Attorney, BECKET FUND FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, Washington, DC.

For ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Jonathan Andrew Scruggs, Attorney, ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM, Scottsdale, AZ.

For ROBERT P GEORGE, SHERIF GIRGIS, RYAN T. ANDERSON, Amici Curiae (14-2387): Kenneth Alan Klukowski, Attorney, FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL, Washington, DC.

For UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Richard Shawn Gunnarson, Attorney, KIRTON & MCCONKIE, Salt Lake City, UT; Carl H. Esbeck, Washington, DC; Jeffrey H. Moon, UNITED STATES CATHOLIC CONFERENCE, Washington, DC; Sherri Strand, Attorney, THOMPSON COBURN LLP, St. Louis, MO.

For NORTH CAROLINA VALUES COALITION, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Deborah Jane Dewart, Attorney, DEBORAH J. DEWART, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Swansboro, NC.

For FAMILY-PAC FEDERAL, INC., Amicus Curiae (14-2387): John W. Mauck, Attorney, MAUCK & BAKER, Chicago, IL.

For HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW CIVIL RIGHTS CLINIC, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Benjamin G. Shatz, Attorney, MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP, Los Angeles, CA.

For OUTSERVE-SLDN AND AMERICAN MILITARY PARTNER ASSOCIATION, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Christopher Dowden Man, Attorney, CHADBOURNE & PARKE, Washington, DC.

For HISTORIANS OF ANTIGAY DISCRIMINATION, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Catherine E. Stetson, Attorney, HOGAN LOVELLS U.S. LLP, Washington, DC.

For HISTORIANS OF MARRIAGE, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Jessica Weisel, Attorney, AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD, Los Angeles, CA.

For RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, FIRST RESPONDERS, Amici Curiae (14-2387): George David Carter, ARENT FOX LLP, Washington, DC.

For CONSTITUTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY CENTER, CATO INSTITUTE, Amici Curiae (14-2387): Elizabeth B. Wydra, Attorney, CONSTITUTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY CENTER, Washington, DC.

For BAY AREA LAWYERS FOR INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Jerome Cary Roth, Attorney, MUNGER, TOLLES & OLSON, San Francisco, CA.

For GARY GATES, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Brad W. Seiling, Attorney, MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP, Los Angeles, CA.

For NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE & EDUCATIONAL FUND, INC., Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Ria Tabacco Mar, Attorney, NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE & EDUCATION FUND, New York, NY.

For AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Paul M. Smith, Attorney, JENNER & BLOCK LLP, Washington, DC.

For BISHOPS OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN INDIANAPOLIS AND MILWAUKEE, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Jeffrey S. Trachtman, Attorney, KRAMER, LEVIN, NAFTALIS & FRANKEL, LLP, New York, NY.

For JOAN HEIFETZ HOLLINGER, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Sara Bartel, Attorney, MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP, San Francisco, CA.

For GAY & LESBIAN ADVOCATES & DEFENDERS, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): PAUL R.Q. WOLFSON, Attorney, WILMERHALE, Washington, DC.

For COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL SEXUALITY AND GENDER LAW CLINIC, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Suzanne Goldberg, Attorney, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, New York, NY.

For FAMILY EQUALITY COUNCIL, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Steven P. McKey, Attorney, BRYAN CAVE LLP, Chicago, IL.

For ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Rocky Chiu-Feng Tsai, Attorney, ROPES & GRAY, San Francisco, CA.

For CONSTITUTIONAL LAW SCHOLARS, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Diane M. Soubly, Attorney, STEVENSON KEPPELMAN ASSOCIATES, Ann Arbor, MI.

For NATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTER, Amicus Curiae (14-2387): Emily Martin, Attorney, NATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTER, Washington, DC.

For PAMELA LEE, Officer, CANDACE BATTEN-LEE, TERESA WELBORN, Officer, ELIZABETH J. PIETTE, RUTH MORRISON, Batallion Chief, Plaintiffs - Appellees (14-2388): Karen Celestino-Horseman, Attorney, Indianapolis, IN; William R. Groth, Attorney, FILLENWARTH, DENNERLINE, GROTH & TOWE, LLP, Indianapolis, IN; Rob Katz, Attorney, INDIANA UNIVERSITY, School Of Law, Indianapolis, IN; Mark Sniderman, Attorney, SNIDERMAN NGUYEN LLP, Indianapolis, IN; Kathleen M. Sweeney, Attorney, SWEENEY HAYES, LLC, Indianapolis, IN.

For BRIAN ABBOTT, in his official capacity as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Public Retirement System, CHRIS ATKINS, in his official capacity as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Public Retirement System, KEN COCHRAN, in his official capacity as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Public Retirement System, STEVE DANIELS, in his official capacity as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Public Retirement System, JODI GOLDEN, in her official capacity as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Public Retirement System, Defendants - Appellants (14-2388): Thomas M. Fisher, Attorney, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, Indianapolis, IN.

For DAVID ROBINSON, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): David Alan Robinson, Attorney, North Haven, CT.

For STATE OF COLORADO, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Michael Francisco, Attorney, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, Colorado Department of Law, Denver, CO.

For CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICA, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Steven W. Fitschen, Attorney, NATIONAL LEGAL FOUNDATION, Virginia Beach, VA.

For PAUL MCHUGH, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Kevin Trent Snider, Attorney, PACIFIC JUSTICE INSTITUTE, Sacramento, CA.

For SOCIAL SCIENCE PROFESSORS, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Michael J. Cork, Attorney, BAMBERGER, FOREMAN, OSWALD & HAHN, Indianapolis, IN.

For HELEN M. ALVARE, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): James Bopp, Jr., Attorney, BOPP LAW FIRM, Terre Haute, IN.

For LIBERTY COUNSEL, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Mary E. McAlister, Attorney, LIBERTY COUNSEL, Lynchburg, VA.

For 22 SCHOLARS OF FEDERALISM AND JUDICIAL RESTRAINT, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Dean John Sauer, Attorney, CLARK & SAUER, LLC, St. Louis, MO.

For BECKET FUND FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Eric C. Rassbach, Attorney, BECKET FUND FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, Washington, DC.

For ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Jonathan Andrew Scruggs, Attorney, ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM, Scottsdale, AZ.

For ROBERT P GEORGE, SHERIF GIRGIS, RYAN T. ANDERSON, Amicus Curiaes (14-2388): Kenneth Alan Klukowski, Attorney, FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL, Washington, DC.

For UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Richard Shawn Gunnarson, Attorney, KIRTON & MCCONKIE, Salt Lake City, UT; Carl H. Esbeck, Washington, DC; Jeffrey H. Moon, UNITED STATES CATHOLIC CONFERENCE, Washington, DC; Sherri Strand, Attorney, THOMPSON COBURN LLP, St. Louis, MO.

For NORTH CAROLINA VALUES COALITION, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Deborah Jane Dewart, Attorney, DEBORAH J. DEWART, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Swansboro, NC.

For FAMILY-PAC FEDERAL, INC., Amicus Curiae (14-2388): John W. Mauck, Attorney, MAUCK & BAKER, Chicago, IL.

For HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW CIVIL RIGHTS CLINIC, Amicus Curiae (14-2388): Benjamin G. Shatz, Attorney, MANATT,...

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