In MayCalifornia became the second state to legalize same-sex marriage when the California Supreme Court held that laws restricting marriage to opposite-sex couples were unconstitutional. To vacate all rulings in this case would run afoul of this important distinction.
Read the Virginia Attorney General's Website on the decision to change positions in the Bostic case to support gay marriage. Canada Attorney GeneralD.
Supreme Court was required to accept the appeal as a matter of right, a practice that the Supreme Court Case Selections Act ended in United States legal history. The court took that action following a hearing on April 6 and its decision to reject the DOJ motion for a a delay in the proceedings.
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Read Ratification Extension. Read the Brief of Respondent Hodges. Affirmed, No. Retrieved 21 December Department of Justice Statement of Interest. In addition to the county officials, the petition includes the Governor, the Attorney General, and Chief Justice Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court who has sparked the refusal to comply as explained in the posting of February 9 below.