Tag Archive | Sarah Warbelow

US: What’s at Stake? Potential for Nationwide Marriage Equality When Supreme Court Rules

US: What’s at Stake? Potential for Nationwide Marriage Equality When Supreme Court Rules

The HRC’s Legal Director, Sarah Warbelow, points out clearly the implications for the LGBT community in the United States of the three possible SCOTUS outcomes This summer, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will finally announce a decision on the historic marriage equality case currently before the justices. The Court heard oral arguments in […]

HRC Unable to Confirm Any AL Counties Issuing Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

HRC Unable to Confirm Any AL Counties Issuing Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

As of noon yesterday (4th), HRC Alabama was unable to confirm any Alabama counties that are issuing licenses to same-sex couples, in the wake of an order by the Alabama Supreme Court late Tuesday night. This turn around comes as the result of the confusion created by an emergency petition to the Alabama Supreme Court by […]

Alaska: Supreme Court Equal Marriage Victory – State Stay Denied

Alaska: Supreme Court Equal Marriage Victory – State Stay Denied

“(ORDER LIST: 574 U.S.) FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014 ORDER IN PENDING CASE 14A413 PARNELL, GOV. OF AK, ET AL. V. HAMBY, MATTHEW, ET AL. The application for stay presented to Justice Kennedy and by him referred to the Court is denied”. These few lines from the US Supreme Court have put an end to