NJ Justices Reject Christie Bid To Delay Same-Sex Marriage

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 3:10 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of New Jersey on Friday blocked Gov. Chris Christie's administration’s last-ditch effort to stay a judge’s order to legalize same-sex marriage, freeing same-sex couples to wed Monday, but a state law may delay marriage licenses until later in the week.

New Jersey’s Supreme Court denied an emergent appeal from the Christie administration, which sought to overturn Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson’s Sept. 27 order to effectuate same-sex marriage in the state within a month. The high court echoed Judge Jacobson’s denial of...
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