Decision: U.S. Supreme Court on Prop. 8
Today the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California as the justices, in a procedural ruling, turned away the defenders of
Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking for the 5-4 majority, said the private sponsors of Prop. 8 did not have legal standing to appeal after the ballot measure was struck down by a federal judge in San Francisco.
As the day proceeds, Douglas NeJaime (DN) of Loyola Law School, left, will break down the opinions. To jump directly to his comments, use the links below right, or open the “notes” tab.
Sources: United States Supreme Court