Utah's Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Law360, Los Angeles (December 20, 2013, 8:23 PM EST) -- A Utah federal judge found Friday that the state’s prohibition on same-sex marriage conflicted with the U.S. Constitution’s guarantees of equal protection and due process, ruling in favor of three gay and lesbian couples who had argued the laws were unconstitutional.

The plaintiffs, who either desired to be married in Utah or were legally married elsewhere and wished to have their marriage recognized in the state, argued that Utah’s prohibition of same-sex marriages infringed their rights to due process and equal protection under the Fourteenth Amendment....
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Case Information

Case Title

Kitchen et al v. Herbert et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute


Robert J. Shelby

Date Filed

March 25, 2013

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