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Lambda Legal will request 11th Circuit review of Georgia marriage case

In the order, Judge Duffey granted, in part, a motion to stay the proceedings in the case. But he also certified an earlier order in the case – his January 8 order denying the defendants’ motion to dismiss the case – for immediate appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Federal judge in Alabama rules in favor of freedom to marry in second case

On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Callie V. Granade struck down Alabama's ban on marriage between same-sex couples for a second time in one week, ruling in favor of the freedom to marry in a second case.

Federal judge strikes down marriage ban in Alabama in 60th pro-marriage ruling

On Friday, January 23, U.S. District Court Callie V. Granade ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, striking down Alabama's ban on same-sex couples from marrying.

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FAQ: The Freedom to Marry Coming to Alabama

This FAQ covers what the legal landscape for marriage looks like now in AL, how same-sex couples can marry in Alabama beginning February 9, and what marriage supporters can do in the meantime.

Amici Briefs to the 11th Circuit in ‘Brenner v. Armstrong,’ Florida Marriage Case

This winter, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will consider the appeal of an August 2014 ruling in favor of the freedom to marry in Florida. Dozens of "friends of the court" have filed briefs in the case, Armstrong v. Brenner, urging the 11th Circuit to affirm the ruling and pave the way for the freedom to marry in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

Amici Briefs to the 5th Circuit in ‘DeLeon v. Perry,’ Texas Marriage Case

This fall, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will consider the appeal of a February 2014 ruling in favor of the freedom to marry in Texas. Dozens of "friends of the court" have filed briefs in the case, De Leon v. Perry, urging the 5th Circuit to affirm the ruling and pave the way for the freedom to marry in Texas.

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