Pa. Gov. Blasts Suit Over Out-Of-State Gay Marriages

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 5:37 PM ET) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett asked a federal court Monday to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states, saying the suit is barred by sovereign immunity and fails to state a claim.

Attorneys for Corbett maintained that a suit launched by Cara Palladino and Isabelle Parker, a female couple who legally married in Massachusetts before moving to Pennsylvania in 2005, seeking to have their Massachusetts marriage license recognized by the state they now call home, is...
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Case Title

PALLADINO et al v. CORBETT et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-05641

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Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Constitutional - State Statute

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MARY A. MCLAUGHLIN

Date Filed

September 26, 2013

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