California Supreme Court
Denies Rehearing and Stay in
Decision to become final on June 16 at 5:00 p.m.
San Francisco—The California Supreme Court today filed an order in the
Marriage Cases (S147999; decision filed May 15, 2008), denying
requests to stay its decision until after the November 2008 election and
denying petitions for rehearing.
The rehearing petitions were denied by a 4-3 vote. Chief Justice Ronald
George, and Justices Joyce Kennard, Kathryn Werdegar, and Carlos
Moreno voted to deny rehearing. Justices Marvin Baxter, Ming Chin, and
Carol Corrigan would have granted rehearing.
The order further specified that the decision of the court filed on May 15,
2008, will become final on June 16, 2008, at 5 p.m.
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