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The Seventh Circuit Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban in Indiana - Appellate Practice News

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Posted on: Sep 5, 2014

On September 4, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a unanimous decision to strike down the same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin. There were three cases before the court from Indiana: Baskin v. Bogan, Fujii v. Governor and Lee v. Abbott. There was also one case from Wisconsin before the court: Wolf v. Walker.

The decision was written by Justice Richard Posner and can be read in its entirety here.

To read a blog post that takes a closer look at the opinion, click here. The post highlights characteristics of an opinion that the writer describes as, "...a fantastic exemplar of writing that simplifies complex legal arguments in a sophisticated and accessible way."

Content submitted by Stephen J. Peters, Harrison & Moberly LLP. If you would like to write for the Appellate Practice section page or submit content to be shared, please email Mary Kay Price at mprice@indybar.org.

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