WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court turned to same-sex marriage Friday in a big way, by agreeing to review a California ballot measure that banned it and a federal law that blocks benefits for married same-sex couples.

  • High Court Hints That It Won’t Legalize Gay Marriage in Israel
    The petition seeks a court order either recognizing same-sex marriage or transferring authority over marriage from the rabbinical courts to domestic relations courts. In a practice going back to Ottoman rule in the country, all matters concerning marriage ...
    01/9/2017 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Court to rule on same-sex marriage in conservative Romania
    BUCHAREST, Romania – A same-sex couple has asked Romania's Constitutional Court to legally recognize them as married, which would be a landmark and surprising ruling. Commentators predict the court will reject their case this week. Political scientist ...
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  • Public not convinced Supreme Court should rule same sex marriage a constitutional right
    Americans tend to have a positive opinion of the Supreme Court, but a number of people who support gay marriage don't think that the court should rule it a constitutional right This week the Supreme Court will announce their verdict on a number of landmark ...
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  • Americans Expect Supreme Court To Rule For Marriage Equality
    Whatever their views on gay couples, Americans predict that the Supreme Court will rule this month against state same-sex marriage bans. A majority 65 percent of Americans expect the Supreme Court to rule in favor of same-sex marriage for couples in all 50 ...
    06/11/2015 - 12:35 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Marriage
    In 1973, the Supreme Court looked into the Constitution, found that it approved of abortion and overruled laws banning it. Other laws have since addressed late term abortions and those resulting from rape or incest, but killing human life in the womb has ...
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    The Supreme Court building will be closed to the public on Inauguration Day, Friday, January 20, 2017. Pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 30.1, any filings that would ...
    01/16/2017 - 5:36 pm | View Website
    4 . v. HODGES OBERGEFELL Syllabus . Finally, this Court’s cases and the Nation’s traditions make clear that marriage is a keystone of the Nation’s social order.
    01/11/2017 - 8:45 am | View Website
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    We expect additional orders from the January 6 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. The court will also hear oral arguments on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning ...
    01/9/2017 - 6:27 pm | View Website
  • Lawrence v. Texas
    Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003) is a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court. The Court struck down the sodomy law in Texas in a 6-3 decision and ...
    01/8/2017 - 8:02 pm | View Website
  • The 11 Supreme Court judges who could rule on UK's Brexit ...
    Who are the 11 Supreme Court justices expected to preside over the government's appeal against the High Court ruling that Article 50 cannot be invoked without ...
    11/4/2016 - 10:59 am | View Website
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