Federal Judge Schedules February 25 Trial on Constitutionality of Michigan Marriage Amendment

U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman heard arguments on October 16 from the state of Michigan and lawyers for a lesbian couple who want to jointly adopt each other’s children, before announcing that he was denying each side’s motion for summary judgment and scheduling a February 25 trial on the constitutionality of the Michigan Marriage Amendment.  The Amendment’s constitutionality is an issue in the case because Michigan’s adoption statute only allows couples who are married to … <Read More>