|Carrick v Snyder|
|Full name||Carrick v. Snyder, et al.|
|Plaintiffs||Neil Patrick Carrick|
|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