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A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a 2 to 1 decision Wednesday, upholding a district court decision that Utah’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
The Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today will become the second federal appeals court to tackle the question of whether statewide laws banning same-sex couples from marrying violate the U.S. Constitution. A three-judge panel will scrutinize the decision last
Openly gay U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud is ahead in the polls for the gubernatorial race in Maine. Same-sex marriage as a civil right is a hot topic at this week's 50th anniversary summit on the Civil Rights Act. And President
Police in Boise arrested more than 40 protesters for trespassing Monday as they stood silently for more than three hours, blocking three entrances to the Idaho senate chamber. Scotland becomes the 18th country to approve marriage equality. Virginia lawsuit heard
A federal judge in Norfolk, Virginia, told attorneys in a lawsuit challenging Virginia’s ban on same-sex couples marrying that she will render her decision “soon.” According to David Boies, one of the lead attorneys arguing against the ban, U.S. District Court
The legal team of Olson-Boies asked a federal judge in Norfolk to issue an injunction stopping enforcement of Virginia's marriage ban against their clients. Cases in Oregon are consolidated while signatures for a ballot measure are reportedly well beyond the
The U.S. Supreme Court today (October 7) rejected reviews of two lower court decisions of some interest to LGBT legal activists. But some gay-related cases could be on the docket this session, and national legal experts predict a case testing
The high-powered legal team that brought down California’s ban on same-sex marriage announced Monday (September 30) it will now seek to strike down a ban in Virginia.
It is hard to overstate the potential impact of the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases concerning marriage for same-sex couples. The primary questions posed by the two cases—Hollingsworth v. Perry involving Proposition 8 and U.S. v. Windsor involving the Defense