Jernigan v. Crane
Full name Rita Jernigan, et al. v. Larry Crane, et al.
Filed 2013-07-15
Plaintiffs Rita Jernigan and Pam Jernigan; Becca Austin and Tara Austin; and Randy Eddy-McCain and Gary Eddy-McCain
Defendants Larry Crane, in his official capacity as Circuit and County Clerk for Pulaski County, Arkansas; Governor Mike Beebe, in his official capacity as Governor and Chief Executive Officer for the State of Arkansas; and Dustin McDaniel, in his official capacity as Attorney General for the State of Arkansas
Court United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
Current status Awaiting defendants to be served notice of the case

Jernigan v. Crane is a 2013 federal court case seeking to overturn Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage.

The case was filed on July 15, 2013, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, on behalf of two couples who wish to marry in the state, and one couple who were married in New York. It was initially assigned to Judge J. Leon Holmes, who recused himself on July 18. The case was reassigned to Judge Kristine G. Baker.


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