Another Window Opens for Early Marriages in Illinois

A federal judge who ruled in December that the Cook County (Illinois) Clerk could not delay issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples when one of the intended spouses was critically ill has moved a step further, granting a summary judgment motion requiring the Cook County Clerk to implement the state’s new marriage equality law immediately. Consequently, on February 21 it is possible for same-sex couples to get married in Cook County (Chicago and inner suburbs).… <Read More>