Landmark Ruling From SCOTUS

Today marked a landmark ruling from SCOTUS.  However, while the most impactful today’s ruling regarding same-sex marriages was not the only significant ruling this week. Today’s ruling will end same-sex marriage bans.  The 5-4 split turned on  Justice Kennedy‘s majority OBERGEFELL Opinion.  Kennedy’s twenty-eight page opinion begins with a vast historical background of marriage and the…

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SCOTUS Announces It Will Not Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases This Term

This morning SCOTUS  announced it will not hear any of the seven same-sex marriage cases as requested from the lower Circuits.  This likely means that there will be a spike in State’s that recognize same-sex marriages, particularly in the Circuits where these petitions for certiorari originated from.  This is primarily because the States in those circuits are now bound…

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