Case: Amsterdam v. Abercrombie

1:13-cv-00649 | U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii

Filed Date: Nov. 25, 2013

Closed Date: 2016

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Case Summary

On November 25, 2013, a Native Hawaiian resident of Hawaii filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii against the state. The plaintiff, proceeding pro se, asked the court to enjoin a recently enacted state law that allows same-sex couples to marry, claiming that that the beliefs and culture of Native Hawaiians were violated by the Hawaiian Marriage Equality Act of 2013.Specifically, the plaintiff claimed that Native Hawaiians had a special relationship with the sta…

On November 25, 2013, a Native Hawaiian resident of Hawaii filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii against the state. The plaintiff, proceeding pro se, asked the court to enjoin a recently enacted state law that allows same-sex couples to marry, claiming that that the beliefs and culture of Native Hawaiians were violated by the Hawaiian Marriage Equality Act of 2013.

Specifically, the plaintiff claimed that Native Hawaiians had a special relationship with the state of Hawaii and the United States Federal Government. He alleged that this relationship was supported by the Hawaii Admission Act of 1959, the Native Hawaiian Education Act of 1994, the American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978, and many others. He believes that Native Hawaiians have an express right to preserve their culture, value, languages, and religious customs, and that the practice of same-sex marriage was against the moral values of the majority of Native Hawaiians. He claimed that the state had breached its duty to the Hawaiian people, and that a court-ordered injunction of the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013 was a necessary step towards repairing the breach.

The district court (Judge Susan Oki Mollway) did not grant an injunction, and instead issued an order on February 19, 2014 denying as moot all pending orders. The court stated that the plaintiff did not have standing to bring this claim as he was not able to present a particularized injury that he would suffer or any clear constitutional claims that were violated. The plaintiff appealed the decision to the Ninth Circuit, which affirmed the decision on August 4, 2016. The Ninth Circuit denied the plaintiff's petition for rehearing en banc on October 24. The case is now closed.

Summary Authors

Megan Dolan (7/17/2014)

David Hamstra (4/16/2015)

Virginia Weeks (2/19/2018)

People

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Judge(s)

Chang, Kevin S.C. (Hawaii)

Mollway, Susan Oki (Hawaii)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Molay, John F. (Hawaii)

Judge(s)

Chang, Kevin S.C. (Hawaii)

Mollway, Susan Oki (Hawaii)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Molay, John F. (Hawaii)

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Document

1:13-cv-00649

Docket [PACER]

Nov. 2, 2016

Nov. 2, 2016

Docket
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Complaint

Nov. 25, 2013

Nov. 25, 2013

Complaint
7

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Order Dismissing Case; Order Denying as Moot All Pending Motions

2013 WL 6198183

Nov. 26, 2013

Nov. 26, 2013

Order/Opinion
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Amended Complaint

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

Complaint
34

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Order Granting Motion to Dismiss and Denying as Moot All Pending Motions

2014 WL 689764

Feb. 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014

Order/Opinion

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Docket

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COMPLAINT -- "Plaintiff's Motion for Judgement to Enjoin Senate Bill 1, HRS, Chapter 572, Equal Rights, Act Relating to Individuals of the Same Sex 11/13, 2013; Hawaii Marriage Equality Act 2013" against All Defendants filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B)(emt, ) (Entered: 11/25/2013)

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Nov. 25, 2013

Nov. 25, 2013

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Order Setting Rule 16 Scheduling Conference for 09:00AM on 2/24/2014 before JUDGE KEVIN S.C. CHANG - Signed by CHIEF JUDGE SUSAN OKI MOLLWAY on 11/25/13. (Attachments: # 1 Memo from Clerk Re: Corporate Disclosure Statements)(emt, ) (Entered: 11/25/2013)

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Nov. 25, 2013

Nov. 25, 2013

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Filing fee: $ 400, receipt number HI010133 re 1 Complaint. (emt, ) (Entered: 11/25/2013)

Nov. 25, 2013

Nov. 25, 2013

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Plaintiff's MOTION for Judgement to Enjoin Senate Bill 1, HRS, Chapter 572, Equal Rights, Act Relating to Individuals of the Same Sex 11/13/2013, Hawaii Marriage Equality Act 2013 - by Plaintiff C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam (emt, ) (Entered: 11/25/2013)

Nov. 25, 2013

Nov. 25, 2013

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Plaintiff's MOTION for an Immediate Temporary Injunction on Senate Bill 1, HRS Chapter 572, Equal Rights, Act Relating to Individuals of the Same Sex, 11/13, 2013, Cease and Desist in Issuance of Marriage Licenses, 12/2/13; Certificate of Service - by Plaintiff C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam (emt, ) (Entered: 11/25/2013)

Nov. 25, 2013

Nov. 25, 2013

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Plaintiff's DECLARATION Regarding Senate Bill 1, HRS, Chapter 572, Equal Rights Act, Relating to Individuals of the Same Sex re 1, 4, 5 - by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. (emt, ) (Entered: 11/25/2013)

Nov. 25, 2013

Nov. 25, 2013

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ORDER DISMISSING CASE; ORDER DENYING AS MOOT ALL PENDING MOTIONS re 1, 4, 5 - Signed by CHIEF JUDGE SUSAN OKI MOLLWAY on 11/26/13. "In case Amsterdam intended to assert violations of his First and Fourteenth Amendment rights under the United States Constitution, the court invites him to file a First Amended Complaint no later than December 24, 2013. If Amsterdam fails to timely amend his Complaint, the Clerk of Court is directed to enter judgment in favor of Defendants. The Clerk of Court is directed to send a copy of this order to David M. Louie, Attorney General for the State of Hawaii, 425 Queen Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813." (emt, )CERTIFICATE OF SERVICEParticipants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e-mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Kaui C. Jochanan Amsterdam shall be served by first class mail at the address of record on November 27, 2013. A copy of this order shall be served to David M. Louie, Attorney General for the State of Hawaii, at 425 Queen Street, Honolulu, HI 96813 on November 27, 2013. (Entered: 11/26/2013)

Nov. 26, 2013

Nov. 26, 2013

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Summons Issued as to Neil Abercrombie, Clayton Hee, Donna Mercado Kim, Karl Rhoads, Joseph Souki. (emt, ) (Entered: 11/29/2013)

Nov. 27, 2013

Nov. 27, 2013

PACER
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AMENDED COMPLAINT ; Plaintiff's Motion for Judgement to Enjoin Hawaii Marriage Equalit Act of 2013, 11/13/2013 against Neil Abercrombie, Clayton Hee, Donna Mercado Kim, Karl Rhoads, Joseph Souki - filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam.(emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

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Summons Issued as to Karl Rhoads. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

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11

Summons Issued as to Donna Mercado Kim. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

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12

Summons Issued as to Clayton Hee. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

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13

Summons Issued as to Joseph Souki. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

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14

Summons Issued as to Neil Abercrombie. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

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15

Plaintiff's MOTION for an Immediate Temporary Injunction on the Hawaii Marriage Act of 2013, Cease and Desist in the Issuance of Marriage Licenses - by Plaintiff C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam (emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

PACER
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MOTION for Judgement to Enjoin the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013 - by Plaintiff C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam (emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

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Plaintiff's DECLARATION Regarding the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013 re 15, 16 - by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 24, 2013

Dec. 24, 2013

PACER
18

EO: re 15 MOTION for an Immediate Temporary Injunction on the Hawaii Marriage Act of 2012, Cease and Desist in the Issuance of Marriage Licenses, 16 MOTION for Judgement to Enjoin the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013. Plaintiff's Motion for an Immediate Temporary Injunction on the Hawaii Marriage Act of 2013, Cease and Desist in the Issuance of Marriage Licenses and Plaintiffs Motion for Judgement to Enjoin the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013will be considered by Judge Susan Oki Mollway as Non Hearing Motions. Memorandum in Opposition is due 1/10/2014. Reply Memorandum is due 1/27/2014. Plaintiff's Motion for an Immediate Temporary Injunction on the Hawaii Marriage Act of 2013, Cease and Desist in the Issuance of Marriage Licenses and Plaintiffs Motion for Judgement to Enjoin the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013will be taken under Advisement by Judge Susan Oki Mollway thereafter. (JUDGE SUSAN OKI MOLLWAY)(wnn, )CERTIFICATE OF SERVICEParticipants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e-mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Participants not registered to receive electronic notifications were served by first class mail on the date of this docket entry (Entered: 12/26/2013)

Dec. 26, 2013

Dec. 26, 2013

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REQUEST for Grammatical Corrections - by Plaintiff C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam (emt, ) (Entered: 12/27/2013)

Dec. 27, 2013

Dec. 27, 2013

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NOTICE of Appearance by John F. Molay on behalf of Neil Abercrombie, Clayton Hee, Donna Mercado Kim, Karl Rhoads, Joseph Souki on behalf of Neil Abercrombie, Clayton Hee, Donna Mercado Kim, Karl Rhoads, Joseph Souki. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(Molay, John) (Entered: 12/27/2013)

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Dec. 27, 2013

Dec. 27, 2013

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Summons Returned Unexecuted by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam as to Karl Rhoads. (Attachments: # 1 copy of Amended Complaint, # 2 copy of Motion for Judgement, # 3 copy of Declaration, # 4 copy of Motion for Immediate Temporary Injunction)(emt, ) (Entered: 12/30/2013)

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2 copy of Motion for Judgement

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4 copy of Motion for Immediate Temporary Injunction

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Dec. 27, 2013

Dec. 27, 2013

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SUMMONS Returned Executed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. Neil Abercrombie served on 12/27/2013, answer due 1/17/2014. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/30/2013)

Dec. 27, 2013

Dec. 27, 2013

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SUMMONS Returned Executed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. Clayton Hee served on 12/27/2013, answer due 1/17/2014. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/30/2013)

Dec. 27, 2013

Dec. 27, 2013

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SUMMONS Returned Executed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. Donna Mercado Kim served on 12/27/2013, answer due 1/17/2014. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/30/2013)

Dec. 27, 2013

Dec. 27, 2013

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SUMMONS Returned Executed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. Joseph Souki served on 12/27/2013, answer due 1/17/2014. (emt, ) (Entered: 12/30/2013)

Dec. 27, 2013

Dec. 27, 2013

PACER
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EO: re 19 On 12/27/13, Plaintiff filed a Request for Grammatical Corrections. The Court hereby construes the Request as an errata. (JUDGE KEVIN S.C. CHANG)(sna, )CERTIFICATE OF SERVICEParticipants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e-mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Participants not registered to receive electronic notifications were served by first class mail on the date of this docket entry (Entered: 12/30/2013)

Dec. 30, 2013

Dec. 30, 2013

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27

MEMORANDUM in Opposition re 15 MOTION for an Immediate Temporary Injunction on the Hawaii Marriage Act of 2012, Cease and Desist in the Issuance of Marriage Licenses, 16 MOTION for Judgement to Enjoin the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013 filed by Neil Abercrombie, Clayton Hee, Donna Mercado Kim, Karl Rhoads, Joseph Souki. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Declaration of Brian Y. Horiuchi, # 3 Certification of Word Count, # 4 Certificate of Service)(Molay, John) (Entered: 01/10/2014)

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3 Certification of Word Count

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4 Certificate of Service

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Jan. 10, 2014

Jan. 10, 2014

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Neil Abercrombie, Clayton Hee, Donna Mercado Kim, Karl Rhoads, Joseph Souki re 27 Memorandum in Opposition to Motion, Amended Certificate of Service. (Molay, John) (Entered: 01/13/2014)

Jan. 13, 2014

Jan. 13, 2014

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Plaintiff's REPLY Memorandum to Defendant's Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for an Immediated Temporary Injunction on the Hawaii Marriage Act of 2013, Cease and Desist in the Issuance of Marriage Licenses and Plaintiff's Motion for Judgement to Enjoin the Hawaii Marriage Act of 2013, filed December 26, 2013; Defendant's Opposition Memorandum filed January 10, 2014; Certificate of Service re 15 , 16 − filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. (Although referenced in the caption, this document does not include a Certificate of Service) (emt, ) (Entered: 01/28/2014)

Jan. 27, 2014

Jan. 27, 2014

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MOTION to Dismiss for failure to State a Claim, etc. and John F. Molay appearing for Defendants Neil Abercrombie, Clayton Hee, Donna Mercado Kim, Karl Rhoads, Joseph Souki (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Certification of Word Count, # 4 Certificate of Service)(Molay, John) (Entered: 01/14/2014)

1 Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss

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3 Certification of Word Count

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4 Certificate of Service

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Jan. 14, 2014

Jan. 14, 2014

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NOTICE of Hearing on Motion 29 MOTION to Dismiss for failure to State a Claim, etc. and, 16 MOTION for Judgement to Enjoin the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013, 15 MOTION for an Immediate Temporary Injunction on the Hawaii Marriage Act of 2012, Cease and Desist in the Issuance of Marriage Licenses :. Motion Hearing set for 2/24/2014 09:00 AM before JUDGE SUSAN OKI MOLLWAY. (tbf, )CERTIFICATE OF SERVICEParticipants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e-mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Participants not registered to receive electronic notifications were served by first class mail on the date of this docket entry. (Entered: 01/15/2014)

Jan. 15, 2014

Jan. 15, 2014

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EO: At Defendant's request, Rule 16 Scheduling Conference set 2/24/14 shall be continued to 09:00AM on 3/28/2014 before JUDGE KEVIN S.C. CHANG. Rule 16 Scheduling Conference statements due: 3/21/14. Marnie with John F. Molay to notify all parties. (JUDGE KEVIN S.C. CHANG)(sna, ) No COS issued for this docket entry (Entered: 02/14/2014)

Feb. 14, 2014

Feb. 14, 2014

33

Plaintiff's Amended REPLY MEMORANDUM to Defendant's Opposition to Plaintiff's Motion for an Immediate Temporary Injunction on the Hawaii Marriage Equality Act of 2013, Cease and Desist in the Issuance of Marriage Licenses and Plaintiff's Motion for Judgement to Enjoin the Hawaii Marriage Equlaity Act of 2013 filed December 26, 2013; Defendant's Oppositional Memorandum filed January 10, 2014; Certificate of Service re 15 , 16 − filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. (emt, ) (Entered: 02/19/2014)

Feb. 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014

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CLERK'S JUDGMENT entered on 2/19/2014 pursuant to 34 ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS AND DENY AS MOOT ALL OTHER PENDING MOTIONS. (emt, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Participants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e−mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam shall be served by first class mail at the address of record on February 20, 2014. (Entered: 02/19/2014)

Feb. 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014

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REQUEST to Strike My Testimony from this Case (Declaration of Patricia O. Nakama) − by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. (emt, ) (Entered: 02/24/2014)

Feb. 24, 2014

Feb. 24, 2014

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EO: The "Request To Strike My Testimony From This Case" is denied, but Plaintiff's statements clarifying his earlier statements are included in the record in the form of the filing of his Request. (JUDGE SUSAN OKI MOLLWAY)(tbf, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Participants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e−mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Participants not registered to receive electronic notifications were served by first class mail on the date of this docket entry (Entered: 02/24/2014)

Feb. 24, 2014

Feb. 24, 2014

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NOTICE OF APPEAL re 34 , 35 − by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. Filing fee $ 505. 9CCA NO.14−15377 (emt, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Participants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e−mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Participants not registered to receive electronic notifications were served by first class mail on the date of this docket entry. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals served. Modified on 2/28/2014 (emt, ). (Entered: 02/25/2014)

Feb. 25, 2014

Feb. 25, 2014

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USCA Appeal Fees received re 38 Notice of Appeal filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam (emt, ) (Entered: 02/25/2014)

Feb. 25, 2014

Feb. 25, 2014

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USCA Case Number 14−15377 for 38 Notice of Appeal filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. (emt, ) (Entered: 02/28/2014)

Feb. 28, 2014

Feb. 28, 2014

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USCA TIME SCHEDULE ORDER as to 38 Notice of Appeal filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam, 9CCA NO. 14−15377. (emt, ) No COS issued for this docket entry (Entered: 02/28/2014)

Feb. 28, 2014

Feb. 28, 2014

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Attorney/Pro Se Appeal Packet re 38 Notice of Appeal filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam; 9CCA NO. 14−15377. (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Appeal, # 2 Instructions for Civil Cases, # 3 Additional Instructions for Transcript Designation and Ordering Form, # 4 Letter Re: Court Reporters, # 5 Transcript Designation and Ordering Form, # 6 Docket Sheet)(emt, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Participants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e−mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam served by first class mail at the address of record on February 28, 2014. (Entered: 02/28/2014)

Feb. 28, 2014

Feb. 28, 2014

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TRANSCRIPT Designation and Ordering Form by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam, 9CCA NO. 14−15377. (NO TRANSCRIPTS REQUESTED) (emt, ) (Additional attachment(s) added on 3/12/2014: # 1 Mailing Documentation) (emt, ). (Entered: 03/12/2014)

March 7, 2014

March 7, 2014

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Letter addressed to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals from the Clerks Office, dated March 13, 2014 −− Re: Forwarding "Statement of Issues" received from C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam on March 7, 2014. (Attachments: # 1 Statement of the Issues, # 2 Mailing Documentation) (emt, ) (Entered: 03/13/2014)

March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014

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MEMORANDUM of USCA as to 38 Notice of Appeal (No. 14−15377) filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam : AFFIRMED. (ecs, ) No COS issued for this docket entry (Entered: 08/05/2016)

Aug. 4, 2016

Aug. 4, 2016

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ORDER of USCA as to 38 Notice of Appeal filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam, 9CCA NO. 14−15377: "Amsterdam's motion for an extension of time to file a petition for rehearingis granted. Any petition for rehearing is due on September 6, 2016." (emt, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Parties served by Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. (Entered: 08/25/2016)

Aug. 24, 2016

Aug. 24, 2016

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ORDER of USCA as to 38 Notice of Appeal filed by C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam. 9CCA NO. 14−15377: Rodney Iaea's motion for leave to file amicus curae brief is denied. Appellant's petition for rehearing en banc is denied. (emt, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Parties served by Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. (Entered: 10/24/2016)

Oct. 24, 2016

Oct. 24, 2016

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ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS AND DENY AS MOOT ALL OTHER PENDING MOTIONS 15 ; 16 ; 29 - Signed by CHIEF JUDGE SUSAN OKI MOLLWAY on 2/19/2014. " The court grants the State's motion to dismiss, and denies as moot all other pending motions. The Clerk of Court is directed to enter judgment for Defendants and to close this case." (emt, )CERTIFICATE OF SERVICEParticipants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e-mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). C. Kaui Jochanan Amsterdam shall be served by first class mail at the address of record on February 20, 2014.

Feb. 20, 2014

Feb. 20, 2014

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Case Details

State / Territory: Hawaii

Case Type(s):

Public Benefits/Government Services

Special Collection(s):

Same-Sex Marriage

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: Nov. 25, 2013

Closing Date: 2016

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Plaintiff was a Native Hawaiian resident of the state of Hawaii who claimed that the beliefs and culture of Native Hawaiians were violated by the Hawaiian Marriage Equality Act of 2013 which legalized same-sex marriage in Hawaii.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: Yes

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

State of Hawaii, State

Defendant Type(s):

Jurisdiction-wide

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1983

Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.

Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201

Constitutional Clause(s):

Equal Protection

Free Exercise Clause

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Non-settlement Outcome

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Marriage

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Religion discrimination

Sex discrimination

Sexual orientatation

Race:

American Indian/Alaskan Native

Asian/Pacific Islander

Affected Gender:

Female

Male