On February 13, 2015, two same-sex couples in "window marriages", married during May 2014 while a state court's order enjoining enforcement of the state's same-sex marriage ban was in force, brought suit in state court seeking to require the state to recognize their marriages. They asked the court to rule on behalf of all same-sex couples married in May.
On November 25, she ruled for the plaintiffs and stayed her ruling pending appeal.
Judge Baker found the state's ban on same-sex marriage violated the plaintiffs fundamental right to marry, requiring justification under "strict scrutiny" standard.
On July 2, 2013, eleven same-sex couples, some of whom had married in Iowa and some of whom were registered as domestic partners in Eureka Springs, filed a lawsuit in state court challenging the Arkansas Constitution's ban on same-sex marriage.
On October 7, the original plaintiffs filed a petition for summary judgment citing actions by the U. Supreme Court the day before and asking for expedited consideration, which the court granted. In an unprecedented move, the Supreme Court did not rule before the close of its term in 2014.
All of his stories are actually based on a relevant event and people he has known.
Since Stockley writes about real events and real people, the plot and characters are very believable.
On July 15, 2013, two lesbian couples filed a federal same-sex marriage lawsuit, Jernigan v. One plaintiff couple sought a marriage license from Arkansas while another couple asked to have their New York marriage recognized.
The lead named defendant was the Pulaski County Clerk, being sued in his official capacity for denying marriage licenses, with the other defendants being the state's Governor and Attorney General.
by Jenny Gillentine (SHS) Griffin Jasper Stockley was born October 9, 1944, while his parents were living in Lake Cormorant, Mississippi. Stockley lived in Lake Cormorant, Mississippi, until the age of two, when he moved to Marianna, Arkansas, with his family.
He had a happy childhood, was co-captain of his high school football team, the Marianna Porcupines; and was also the president of the student body.
Instead, two new justices ended up joining the court after two justices had their terms end, causing the justices to question who should participate.