In re Balas & Morales (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)

Order Dismissing Appeal

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Series of court filings from In re Balas & Morales, the California case in which twenty bankruptcy judges jointly signed an opinion striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional to the extent it barred lawfully married same-sex couples from filing joint bankruptcy petitions.

This is the Court's order dismissing the U.S. Trustee's appeal, thereby concluding the case.

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Published In: Bankruptcy Updates, Civil Rights Updates, Constitutional Law Updates

Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 9th Circuit, California | United States

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