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  • Supreme Court weighs same-sex marriage debate

    Boston Globe - 10/05/2014

    In all of the potential cases, gay marriage groups won in appellate courts. Justices might decide to wait for a different ruling, which could come from a pending decision in the Sixth Circuit that involves Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    Splits “are impetus for the Supreme Court to get involved quickly so everyone has the same protections,” said Martha Davis, a professor of law at Northeastern University. “Without that, one of the big reasons to get involved in the case is missing.”

    A decision to deny the cases would make the last ruling final, allowing same-sex couples to marry in those states and others tied to the same circuit courts.

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