The judge said he could find no reason for the state to dictate that people of the same gender can’t be married, but he delayed the effect of his ruling while it is appealed.
He is a supporter of gay marriage, but Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says he will ask the Missouri Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling this week that clears the way for gay marriage in the state.
U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry ruled that protesters who are not violating statutes, ordinances, or regulations are free to protest on the public sidewalks of Ferguson.
Catherine Perry said police tactic violates constitutional rights.
A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must recognize same-sex marriages that were legally performed in other states.
Illinois last month became the 16th state to legalize gay marriage, but couples can’t apply for licenses until June 1. A ruling changes that if one partner has a life-threatening illness.
A St. Louis County Circuit Court judge has ordered the county to pay $5.9 million to three trash haulers who claim they improperly lost contracts when the county reorganized its trash districts five years ago.
A Missouri appeals court restricted the use of red light cameras in Ellisville, Missouri, contradicting a ruling handed down in a Creve Coeur case two years ago.
The state-owned Czech brewery Budejovicky Budvar NP said on Tuesday an Italian court has banned its bitter rival, beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev, from using the Budweiser trademark in that country, the latest ruling in their long legal battle over the brand name.
A federal judge in Kansas has refused to temporarily block a new state law requiring that abortion provider websites link to a state site with information the providers dispute.