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Gay marriage in Arkansas

Fee request rejected in gay-marriage suit

In a one-sentence order Friday, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza denied a request to award at least $351,808 in fees to the lawyers who prevailed in the lawsuit that challenged the legality of Arkansas' gay-marriage ban. The money would come from the state and county defendants. "Comes no...


McDaniel asks court to uphold gay marriage ban

posted: 09/15/2014 1:17 p.m. Comments 5

A county judge was wrong to find that Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage violated the state and federal constitutions, the attorney general's office argued Monday as it asked the state's highest court to uphold the prohibition.

Justice removes self in gay-nuptials case

posted: 09/13/2014 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Cliff Hoofman will not help decide whether the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

Justices reject recusal request in gay-marriage case

posted: 09/05/2014 2:38 a.m. Discuss

The Supreme Court of Arkansas summarily denied a request that any high court justice who planned to run for office or seek re-election consider recusing himself from the decision on whether to uphold the state's ban on gay marriage.

Arkansas court denies recusal bid in marriage case

posted: 09/04/2014 12:34 p.m. Comment 1

Arkansas' highest court on Thursday denied a request by same-sex couples challenging the state's gay marriage ban that any justices planning on seeking re-election recuse themselves from the case.

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