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De Leon v. Perry
5:13-cv-00982
Full name Cleopatra De Leon, et al. v. Rick Perry, et al.
Filed 2013-10-28
Plaintiffs Cleopatra De Leon and Nicole Dimetman; Victor Holmes and Mark Phariss
v.
Defendants Rick Perry, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of Texas; Greg Abbott, in his official capacity as Texas Attorney General; Gerard Rickhoff, in his official capacity as Bexar County Clerk; and David Lakey, in his official capacity as Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services
Court United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division
Current status Preliminary injunction ordered, stayed pending appeal

De Leon v. Perry is a 2013 federal court case challenging the Texas constitutional marriage ban and corresponding statutes. Filed on October 28, 2013, the case was assigned to Judge Orlando Garcia.

In November, the state tried to have De Leon consolidated with two other Texas cases, but the judge in this case as well as the other two each turned down that request.

On February 26, 2014, the federal district court found the state's constitutional and statutory bans on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional, but stayed enforcement of the ruling pending appeal.

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