Gay couples challenging Wisconsin's ban on same-sex
marriages are objecting to the state's request that the
full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments in the
Civil Liberties Union attorneys representing eight
same-sex couples challenging the ban filed an objection
Monday to the state's request that the entire appeals
court hear the arguments.
says that would delay the appeal and put a burden on the
court without any benefit.
judges have struck down bans in both Wisconsin and
Indiana. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals consolidated the
cases. Oral arguments were originally scheduled for Aug.
13, but the court has canceled that and not yet set a new
judges sit on the 7th Circuit but three-judge panels
typically decide cases.