Saturday, June 3, 2006

New York, Washington, New Jersey Highest Courts All Considering Whether Same-Sex Couples Have Right to Marry

The highest courts  in New York, Washington, and New Jersey are currently all deliberating the question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marry in those states.  New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals, heard over two hours of oral arguments on Wednesday.  As the New York justices began their deliberations, their counterparts in Washington and New Jersey were also working on issuing opinions on the identical issue.  Decisions from the New Jersey and Washington courts are expected this summer.  Source.  Ann Rostow, dallasvoice.com. For the complete news story, please click here (last visited June 3, 2006, reo).

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