TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 30, 2015

The Alabama Supreme Court is asking parties to weigh in on the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling giving gay and lesbian couples the right to marry nationwide. State justices yesterday directed parties to file motions by July 6 on how the decision impacts the state court’s March order directing probate judges to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The ACLU of Alabama called the order a stalling tactic and said probate judges could face sanctions if they refuse to issue licenses. The Chattanooga Times Free Press has the story.