The top state-level judge in Mercer County, the Hon. Mary Jacobson, A.J.S.C., has refused to delay the commencement of same-sex marriages in New Jersey (scheduled to begin on October 21st) pending the final resolution of an appeal filed by the Christie Administration.
In short, Save Jerseyans, that means gay marriages could continue to be performed in the Garden State indefinitely unless the N.J. Appellate Division or Supreme Court rules otherwise in the coming months.
This legal drama began back on September 27th when Judge Jacobson granted emergent relief on Friday that was sought by six New Jersey same-sex couples in Garden State Equality v. Dow.
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