Rolfingsmeyer v. Office of Personnel Management

 
APPEAL NO.
20-1735
OP. BELOW
SUBJECT
Death Benefit
AUTHOR
None

Issue(s) Presented

“Whether it is unlawful for the federal government to rely on a state‚Äôs concededly unconstitutional definition of marriage to deny survivor benefits to the surviving member of a long-term, committed same-sex couple who would have qualified for such benefits but for that unconstitutional definition of marriage.”

Holding

“The parties submit a stipulation of dismissal of the above-captioned appeal with prejudice pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 42(b).”