Wednesday, October 08, 2014

What the Supreme Court Didn't Do

When the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals from lower courts which had invalidated state bans on same-sex marriage, the effect was to make such bans unconstitutional in many states. NPR's Nina Totenburg explains this (and talks about cases the Court will decide) here. 7 min.
Another NPR story about the effect of the Court's refusal to hear same-sex marriage cases can be found here. 4 min, 16 sec.