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Friday, March 21, 2014

Courts - "Federal judge strikes down Michigan ban on same-sex marriage"

Updating this ILB post from March 8th headed "Courts - Long same-sex marriage trial in Michigan ended Friday," the WSJ has just reported "Federal judge strikes down Michigan ban on same-sex marriage."

[More] From a news release from the Mich. AG [h/t @AppellateDaily] : "U.S. District Court Judge Bernard A. Friedman ruled against the Michigan Constitution in DeBoer v. Snyder ... In contrast with other federal judges handling similar cases across the country, Judge Friedman did not stay his ruling pending the outcome of appeal."

[ILB: However, Nevada and Kentucky did not stay until later]

[More] Here is the opinion, via BuzzFeed.

How Appealing has links to Detroit news stories and the opinion.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on March 21, 2014 05:22 PM
Posted to Courts in general