NJ High Court Asked To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 8:17 PM EDT) -- While redoubling its efforts to suspend an order to effectuate same-sex marriage, the state of New Jersey on Monday also asked the state Supreme Court for direct certification, hoping to get the high court’s opinion of the state’s civil union law as quickly as possible.

Gov. Chris Christie’s administration filed a notice of emergent motion for direct certification to New Jersey’s high court on Monday, formally asking the court to hear arguments in Garden State Equality v. Dow as soon as possible, rather than requiring that...
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