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Carrick v Snyder
5:2015cv10108
Full name Carrick v. Snyder, et al.
Filed 2015-01-12
Plaintiffs Neil Patrick Carrick
v.
Defendants Richard Snyder, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of Michigan; Bill Schuette, in his official capacity as Michigan Attorney General;
Court United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division
Current status Oral unknown

Carrick v Synder is a 2015 Federal court case requesting that the plaintiff Rev. Neil Patrick Carrick be allowed to perform marriage ceremonies that are currently prohibited including same sex and polygamous wedding ceremonies.

The Detroit minister (Neil Patrick Carrick) is suing to invalidate Mich. Stat. § 551.14, which provides,

"If a person authorized to solemnize marriages knowingly joins any persons in marriage contrary to the provisions of this chapter, he or she shall forfeit for each offense a sum not exceeding $500.00."

The case was filed on January 12, 2015, in the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division. It has been assigned to Judge Judith E. Levy. under the case number 5:2015cv10108

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