US High Court Halts Same-Sex Marriage In Utah

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 11:49 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday reinstated Utah's ban on same-sex marriages while the Tenth Circuit weighs the state's appeal of a federal judge's decision striking down the ban as unconstitutional, halting the wave of marriages that began when the decision came down.

In a brief order, the high court granted the state's petition to stay U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby's Dec. 20 decision that the state's constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution's guarantees of equal protection and due process...
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