NY's 'Gay Marriage' Judge Recalls Whirlwind After Ruling

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT) -- The New York City trial judge whose 2005 opinion put same-sex marriage on its winding path toward legality in the Empire State recalled on Thursday that supporters of the decision brought her flowers the day it came out in order to counterbalance the death threats they correctly predicted would follow.

Judge Doris Ling-Cohan's ruling in Hernandez v. Robles, which among other things held that there was no compelling state interest in New York that required a bar on “Gay Nups” — as the Daily News put...
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