of same-sex couples from marriage did not present a substantial fed-eral question. But other, more instructive precedents have expressed broader principles. See, e.g., Lawrence, supra, at 574. In assessing whether the force and rationale of its cases apply to same-sex cou-ples, the Court must respect the basic reasons why the right to marry. Jun 27, 2015 · A Cincinnati real estate agent, his deceased husband's aunt and their funeral director found themselves at the center of Obergefell vs. Hodges, the biggest Supreme Court same-sex marriage case in Author: Adam Liptak.
Jun 26, 2017 · Just today, the Supreme Court ruled that Arkansas officials must list the names of both married same-sex parents on their child’s birth certificate. The nation’s highest court also agreed to hear a case involving a Colorado baker who refused to provide services for a same-sex couple planning their marriage ceremony. Hawaii case of three same-sex couples. Citizens tried to change the constitution, but case was later dismissed. Meanwhile, DOMA is passed. DOMA: outlawed same-sex marriage, other states did not have to recognize same-sex marriages that were legal in other states. (Contradicts full faith and credit clause of the Constitution).
Lambda Legal entered this case seeking marriage equality as an amicus in 1993 before Hawaii’s highest court. The court was the first ever to rule that excluding same-sex couples from marriage was discrimination. It sent the case back to trial court to determine whether . The U.S. Supreme Court weighs two gay marriage cases: a challenge to California's same-sex marriage ban, known as Proposition 8; and a challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage .
The Supreme Court of the United States blog. Holding: The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex and to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state.. Judgment: Reversed, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Kennedy on June 26, 2015.Author: Maureen-Johnston. The High Court heard the ACT same-sex marriage case on Tuesday, December 3rd, reserving its decision until December 12. ACL’s Research Officer Daniel Simon attended the hearing and reports on the arguments presented.