Family Law

In re Marriage Cases Opinion on the Way

The California Supreme Court filed its notice of forthcoming opinion today for In re Marriage Cases, so expect the blogosphere — legal, political, personal, financial — to be abuzz tomorrow when the opinion is filed. For anyone who’s been under a rock, here’s the summary of the cases from the Supreme Court website:

Petitions for review after the Court of Appeal reversed and affirmed judgments in civil actions. This case includes the following issue: Does California’s statutory ban on marriage between two persons of the same sex violate the California Constitution by denying equal protection of the laws on the basis of sexual orientation or sex, by infringing on the fundamental right to marry, or by denying the right to privacy and freedom of expression?