Arkansas | Gay Marriage | News

Circuit Judge in Arkansas to Hear Challenge to Gay Marriage Ban


Circuit Judge Chris Piazza is set to hear a case challenging Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage today at 1 pm in Little Rock, the AP reports:

Late last year, Piazza refused to grant a motion by the state that sought to dismiss the lawsuit, but he also refused to grant a motion by the couples suing, who asked him to block enforcement of the ban. The plaintiffs include 21 same-sex couples and a woman who wants to dissolve her New York marriage to another woman.

Feed This post's comment feed


  1. I think the correct term is U.S. district court judge. A circuit judge is on an appellate court.

    Posted by: MadProfessah | Apr 18, 2014 12:27:40 AM

  2. He is not a FEDERAL judge. He is a Circuit Court judge for the state of Arkansas.

    Posted by: *****overTX | Apr 18, 2014 1:00:19 AM

Post a comment


« «Thursday Speed Read: North Carolina, Nate Silver, Rosemary Lehmberg, Brunei, Ohio, Oklahoma« «