Lesbian/Gay Law Notes – 2015 – Issue 07 – Summer

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Supreme Court Issues Historic Marriage Equality Ruling

The Supreme Court ruled on June 26, 2015 that “same-sex couples may exercise the right to marry” and that “there is no lawful basis for a State to refuse to recognize a lawful same-sex marriage performed in another State on the ground of its same-sex character.”...

Divided Texas Supreme Court Evades Deciding Gay Divorce Issue

With a ruling on same-sex marriage from the United States Supreme Court just days away, the Texas Supreme Court finally acted on June 19, 2015, on a pair of appeals argued nineteen months earlier in November 2013, holding in State v. Naylor, 2015 Tex. LEXIS 581, 2015...