CASENeely v. Wyoming Commission on Judicial Conduct and Ethics

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Summary
The Wyoming Supreme Court publicly censured Judge Ruth Neely, forced her to stop solemnizing marriages, and drove her from her magistrate judge position for stating, in response to a reporter’s questions, that her religious beliefs about marriage do not permit her to officiate same-sex weddings.
News Releases

Wyoming judge punished for marriage beliefs takes her case to US Supreme Court

Religious Freedom

Wyoming judge punished for marriage beliefs takes her case to US Supreme Court

State high court publicly censured Judge Ruth Neely, forced her to stop solemnizing marriages, drove her from magistrate judge position

Aug 04, 2017 Read More

Wyoming judge will remain on bench following state supreme court ruling

Religious Freedom

Wyoming judge will remain on bench following state supreme court ruling

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Jim Campbell regarding the Wyoming Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday to allow Judge Ruth Neely to remain on the bench.

Mar 07, 2017 Read More
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https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/docs/default-source/documents/case-documents/an-inquiry-concerning-the-honorable-ruth-neely/neely-v-wyoming-commission-on-judicial-conduct-and-ethics---petition-for-writ-of-certiorari.pdf?sfvrsn=6https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/web-content-dev/docs/default-source/documents/case-documents/an-inquiry-concerning-the-honorable-ruth-neely/an-inquiry-concerning-the-honorable-ruth-neely---wy-supreme-court-ruling.pdf?sfvrsn=6
Court Title Date
U.S. Supreme Court
Petition for writ of certiorari Aug 04 2017
State Supreme Court
WY Supreme Court Ruling Mar 07 2017

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Resources

David French: Wrongthink in Wyoming

Rod Dreher: Wyoming Goliath Vs. Small-Town Judge

Carl Trueman: Judge Dread

Al Perrotta: Small-Town Judge in Wyoming Threatened with Removal Over Religious Beliefs Fights Back

Billy Hallowell: Govt Seeks to Fire This Judge After She Told a Reporter That She Can’t Marry Gay Couples — but She’s Fighting Back

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