Latta et al v. Otter et al
||C.L. (Butch) Otter and Christopher Rich
||Rachael Robertson, Amber Beierle, Andrea Altmayer, Shelia Robertson, Sharene Watsen, Lori Watsen, Traci Ehlers and Susan Latta
||November 8, 2013
||Idaho District Court
||Boise - Southern Office
||Ada - Southern
||Candy W. Dale
|Nature of Suit:
||Constitutionality of State Statutes
|Cause of Action:
|Jury Demanded By:
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|December 19, 2014
MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER. NOW THEREFORE IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: Plaintiffs Motion for Reasonable Attorneys Fees and Expenses Through 5/23/2014 (Dkt. 113 ) is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART. Plaintiffs are awarded $397,300.00 in attorney fees and $4,363.08 in non-taxable litigation expenses pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1988. The foregoing amounts shall be paid with interest at the rate of 0.20 percent per annum from the date of this Order. Signed by Judge Candy W. Dale. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (cjm)
|May 13, 2014
MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER, The Court GRANTS Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment (Dkt. 45 ). Defendant Governor Otter's Motion for Summary Judgment (Dkt. 57 ) and Defendant Recorder Rich and Defendant-Intervenor Idaho's Motion s to Dismiss (Dkt. 30 , 41 , 43 ) are DENIED. The Court hereby DECLARES that Idaho's Marriage Laws are unconstitutional because they violate Plaintiffs' rights under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendmen t to the United States Constitution. The Court PERMANENTLY ENJOINS the State of Idaho and its officers, employees, agents, and political subdivisions from enforcing Article III, § 28 of the Idaho Constitution; Idaho Code Sections 32-201 and 32-2 09; and any other laws or regulations to the extent they do not recognize same-sex marriages validly contracted outside Idaho or prohibit otherwise qualified same-sex couples from marrying in Idaho. This injunction shall take effect at 9:00 a.m. MDT on May 16, 2014. Signed by Judge Candy W. Dale. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (jp)
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