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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...

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Couples: Deny stay in Arkansas gay marriage case

posted: 08/18/2014 12:06 p.m. Discuss

Lawyers representing couples who are challenging Arkansas' gay-marriage ban are asking the state Supreme Court to deny the state's request to delay proceedings until the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a similar same-sex marriage case.

Citing Virginia ruling, gay plaintiffs press case

posted: 08/14/2014 4:02 a.m. Comments 4

A federal lawsuit challenging Arkansas' same-sex marriage ban should be allowed to proceed, its proponents argued Wednesday in pleadings that urge a Little Rock federal judge to follow the example of a Virginia appeals court.

Gay couples oppose delaying Arkansas lawsuit

posted: 08/13/2014 4:51 p.m. Comments 2

Lawyers for gay couples challenging Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriages say they don't want a delay in the case while U.S. Supreme Court considers taking up the matter.

Gay-marriage filings suggest Utah case key

posted: 08/07/2014 4:36 a.m. Comments 2

Attorneys for the state of Arkansas on Wednesday asked state and federal judges in Arkansas to put a hold on pending lawsuits over same-sex marriage until the U.S. Supreme Court resolves a Utah case with similar issues.

Judge asked to suspend gay marriage case

posted: 08/06/2014 10:30 a.m. Comments 6

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas officials are asking a federal judge to suspend a case challenging the state's gay marriage ban while a similar suit is pending before the nation's highest court.

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