A federal judge has ordered the state of Utah to list the names of the lesbian couple on a birth certificate as the mothers of their new baby. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. District Judge Dee Benson said the assisted reproduction case wasn't hard to decide. Angie and Kami Roe of West Jordan said in their lawsuit on the issue that the state should treat wedded lesbian couples the same as heterosexual couples who use sperm donors to have children. State law automatically recognizes a husband who agrees to assisted reproduction as a father, but the Utah attorney general's office contended that doesn't extend to same-sex couples because child bearing is legally different from marriage.
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Hendersonville police negligent in prosecution of rape case Sumner County Criminal Court Judge Dee Gay said Hendersonville Police Department's delay to prosecute a violation due process Check out this story on Tennessean. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Please read the rules before joining the discussion. CT May 14, Updated On April 27, Sumner County Criminal Court Judge Dee Gay dismissed the charges, stating Hendersonville Police Department was negligent in holding on to the rape kit for 11 years before taking it to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for testing in May , court documents show. It was the result of negligence," Gay wrote in his order to dismiss the case, which was signed on May 3.
Judge: Hendersonville police negligent in prosecution of 2003 rape case
The decision means the school board may no longer require citizens to submit records requests exclusively in person or via U. Postal Service. The board must change its policy to reflect the ruling by March 1, Gay ordered the school district to stop its practices immediately but then granted the school board's request for a day stay in order to decide whether to appeal.
He ordered the district to stop its practices and adopt a new policy for dealing with public records requests. Seated left to right: The order was a win for Jakes, a frequent requester of public records. Jakes filed the suit April 9, , after the school district told him they would not accept his records request which he emailed on March 21, , and followed up with a phone message. The school district contended it could reject the request because it had a local policy that all records requests must be made in person or in writing and mailed through the U.