As we predicted, the Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide. The Court decision is a landmark victory for equality in this country. As anticipated, Justice Kennedy’s comments at oral argument were not indicative of his ultimate decision as Justice Kennedy, in fact, wrote the majority opinion for the Court. Also, as reflected in this firm’s brief in the Eleventh Circuit case on this subject, the decision in Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967), was incredibly persuasive to the Court.
You can read the opinion here: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/14-556_3204.pdf
Our Eleventh Circuit case was stayed pending the U.S. Supreme Court decision. We don’t anticipate an opinion from the Eleventh Circuit. Instead, we believe that the Court will affirm and remand back to the lower court for entry of a final order.