CASEMasterpiece Cakeshop v. Craig

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Two men filed a complaint with the state of Colorado after a cake artist declined to use his artistic abilities to promote and endorse their same-sex ceremony even though other cake artists were willing to do the job.
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Colo. cake artist’s freedom of belief, livelihood at stake

Press Release

Colo. cake artist’s freedom of belief, livelihood at stake

ADF asks Colo. court to reverse ruling against Jack Phillips

Jul 06, 2015 Read More

Colo. Civil Rights Commission issues inconsistent cake artist decisions

Marriage & Family

Colo. Civil Rights Commission issues inconsistent cake artist decisions

ADF official comment

Apr 06, 2015 Read More

Colo. cake artist exemplifies need for state laws protecting religious freedom

Marriage & Family

Colo. cake artist exemplifies need for state laws protecting religious freedom

ADF, allied attorneys file brief with Colorado Court of Appeals

Apr 01, 2015 Read More

ADF: Don’t force cake artist who supports same-sex marriage to speak against her beliefs

Marriage & Family

ADF: Don’t force cake artist who supports same-sex marriage to speak against her beliefs

Customer filed complaint with Colorado Civil Rights Commission after bakery declined to write objectionable words, symbols on cake

Jan 23, 2015 Read More

Revealed: Colo. commissioner compared cake artist to Nazi

Marriage & Family

Revealed: Colo. commissioner compared cake artist to Nazi

New brief reveals that civil rights commissioner lumped in Christian cake artist with slave owners, Holocaust perpetrators

Jan 12, 2015 Read More

Colo. cake artist appeals govt ‘re-education’ order

Marriage & Family

Colo. cake artist appeals govt ‘re-education’ order

Masterpiece Cakeshop ordered to file quarterly ‘compliance’ reports, re-educate staff that artists must endorse all views

Jul 17, 2014 Read More

Colo. cake artist considering appeal of Civil Rights Commission decision

Artistic expression at stake in Colo. cake artist case

Marriage & Family

Artistic expression at stake in Colo. cake artist case

ADF attorneys, allied attorneys available to media following Colorado Civil Rights Commission hearing

May 30, 2014 Read More

Cake artists are citizens, not government servants

Marriage & Family

Cake artists are citizens, not government servants

Attorneys for Masterpiece Cakeshop appeal unjust administrative court ruling

Jan 06, 2014 Read More

Colo. court denies baker’s freedom in same-sex ceremony suit

Marriage & Family

Colo. court denies baker’s freedom in same-sex ceremony suit

ADF official comment

Dec 06, 2013 Read More

ADF: Colo. cake artist shouldn’t be forced to support same-sex ceremonies

Marriage & Family

ADF: Colo. cake artist shouldn’t be forced to support same-sex ceremonies

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys, allied attorneys available to media after court hearing Wednesday

Dec 03, 2013 Read More
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Documents
https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---reply-brief-filed-with-colorado-court-of-appeals.pdf?sfvrsn=10https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---opening-brief-filed-with-colorado-court-of-appeals.pdf?sfvrsn=10https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---notice-of-appeal-to-colorado-court-of-appeals.pdf?sfvrsn=10https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---final-agency-order.pdf?sfvrsn=10https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---aclu-brief-opposing-appeal-of-administrative-judge-39-s-decision.pdf?sfvrsn=10https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---colorado-ag-brief-opposing-appeal-of-administrative-judge-39-s-decision.pdf?sfvrsn=12https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---respondents-brief-in-support-of-appeal-of-administrative-judge-39-s-decision.pdf?sfvrsn=14https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---notice-of-appeal-of-administrative-judge-s-decision.pdf?sfvrsn=14https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---administrative-law-court-decision.pdf?sfvrsn=10https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---summary-judgment-brief.pdf?sfvrsn=10https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/documents/masterpiece-cakeshop-v-craig---complaint-filed-with-the-colorado-civil-rights-division.pdf?sfvrsn=10
Court Title Date
Appellate Court
Reply brief filed with Colorado Court of Appeals Mar 31 2015
Appellate Court
Opening brief filed with Colorado Court of Appeals Jan 09 2015
Appellate Court
Notice of appeal to Colorado Court of Appeals Jul 16 2014
Administrative Agency
Final agency order May 30 2014
Administrative Agency
ACLU brief opposing appeal of administrative judge's decision May 02 2014
Administrative Agency
Colorado AG brief opposing appeal of administrative judge's decision May 02 2014
Administrative Agency
Respondents' brief in support of appeal of administrative judge's decision Apr 18 2014
Administrative Agency
Notice of appeal of administrative judge's decision Jan 03 2014
Administrative Agency
Administrative law court decision Dec 06 2013
Administrative Agency
Summary judgment brief Oct 31 2013
Administrative Agency
Complaint filed with the Colorado Civil Rights Division Sep 05 2012

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