Corbett Dismissed As Defendant In Pa. Gay Marriage Row
By Matt Fair
Law360, Philadelphia (November 4, 2013, 6:51 PM ET) -- A group of same-sex couples challenging a Pennsylvania law defining marriage as between one man and one woman agreed Friday to drop Gov. Tom Corbett as a defendant and to replace him with the head of the state’s Department of Revenue in light of the tax implications at play.
In a joint stipulation filed in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg, the parties said that Corbett could be replaced as a defendant in an amended complaint with other high-level officials in his administration responsible for enforcing the...