Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Sunday, October 2, 2022

KY Clerk Loses Appeal on Marriage Licenses for Same-Sex Couples

From Lexington Herald Leader:

An appeals panel ruled Thursday that a Kentucky county official is not protected from being sued personally for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

The ruling also affirmed that former Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis violated the Constitutional rights of the couples to get married.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down the ruling Thursday.

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