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Supreme Court sends domestic partner case back to appeals court
Wall Street Journal • Sep 18, 2012
In July, the 4th District Court of Appeals asked the Supreme Court to determine whether the legislation violated the amendment by creating a legal status substantially similar to marriage for unmarried individuals. The appeals court asked the high court to take up the case directly, since it creates a novel constitutional issue and that a decision would have statewide significance.
But a majority of the court declined the request, sending the case back to the appellate court for a hearing.
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