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U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Same Sex Marriage

Published: June 26th, 2015

By: Brad Gould

This morning, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion on same-sex marriage (read the full opinion here). In Obergefell v. Hodges, a case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States Supreme Court held that under the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: (1) states are required […]

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Same Sex Marriage

Published: January 16th, 2015

By: Brad Gould

Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court decided to hear four cases from the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee and Kentucky) concerning state prohibitions on same-sex marriage.  In each of these cases, a federal district court found all or part of a state’s ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional.  However, the Sixth […]

Same Sex Marriages Have Begun in Florida

Published: January 5th, 2015

By: Brad Gould

Last August, we provided an update on the status of same sex marriages in Florida.   There have been several developments in two of the key cases discussed therein: Brenner v. Scott and Pareto v. Ruvin that have, for now, established that same sex marriages are allowed in Florida. In Brenner v. Scott, the U.S. District […]

Brad Gould and Dana Apfelbaum’s byline on Same-Sex Marriage in Florida in Law360

Published: November 10th, 2014

By: Brad Gould Dana M. Apfelbaum

Brad Gould and Dana Apfelbaum’s byline titled, The State of Same-Sex Marriage in Florida, was recently published in Law360, a national publication. Brad Gould is a shareholder and Dana Apfelbaum is an associate in Dean Mead’s Fort Pierce, Florida, office.   This article is posted with permission from Law360.