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New Mexico Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

In what will surely be regarded as the most important decision issued this year, the New Mexico Supreme Court today issued its decision in Griego v. Oliver, holding that the state constitution requires that same-sex couples be allowed to marry. … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court same-sex marriage arguments will be streamed on the Internet

According to Steve Terrell of Roundhouse Roundup, tomorrow the New Mexico Supreme Court will take a bold step into the 21st Century, and will stream the oral arguments on same-sex marriage live over the Internet. As far as I know, this is the first time that … Continue reading

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Read the briefs in Griego v. Oliver, the same-sex marriage case in the New Mexico Supreme Court

Yesterday, September 23, was the response deadline for response briefs in Griego v. Oliver, the same-sex marriage case that the New Mexico Supreme Court will hear on October 23. According to this report in the Santa Fe New Mexican, several … Continue reading

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Read the New Mexico County Clerks’ petition in same-sex marriage case

As a follow-up to my earlier post on the County Clerks’ petition to the New Mexico Supreme Court asking for guidance on whether they may, or may not, issue same-sex marriage licenses, here are the following documents from the case: 1. The Verified Petition … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court denies petitions seeking recognition of same-sex marriage

Steve Terrell’s excellent Roundhouse Roundup blog reports that the New Mexico Supreme Court has denied the petitions for writ of mandamus in Hanna v. Salazar and Griego v. Oliver, which asked the Court to recognize a right to same-sex marriage in New … Continue reading

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Read the briefs filed yesterday in New Mexico’s same-sex marriage cases

(UPDATE, Sept. 24, 2013: Please note that the following post is from July 23, 2013. If you would like to read the briefs filed in the latest stage of Griego v. Oliver, please see this more recent post.) Yesterday (July … Continue reading

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Another writ petition filed in NM Supreme Court asking that same-sex marriage be legalized

The ACLU of New Mexico and the National Center for Lesbian Rights yesterday filed this petition for writ of mandamus in the New Mexico Supreme Court asking that the Bernalillo County Clerk be compelled to issue marriage licenses to the plaintiffs, … Continue reading

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