Lawyers Weigh In On High Court's Same-Sex Marriage Silence

Law360, New York (October 6, 2014, 6:46 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear seven petitions seeking review of lower court rulings striking down same-sex marriage bans in five states, preserving decisions that effectively rendered gay marriage legal in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Virginia and Oklahoma. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the Supreme Court denials are significant.

Hunter Carter, Arent Fox LLP

“Thanks to the Supreme Court's latest ruling now there will be marriage equality in 30 states. But that means 20 more are missing, and we are filing briefs on behalf of clients in federal appeals courts in the 5th and 6th circuits. Five states are...

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