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Other Decisions Decision 14-1253 (PG) (21/10/2014)

Authority: United States District Court District of Puerto Rico (USA)

Date: 10/21/2014

Subject: The United States District Court District of Puerto Rico rejected the claim against article 68 of the Civil Code, which states that a marriage “derives from a civil contract with which a man and a woman consent to become husband and wife”, re-affirming the value as binding precedent of the decision of the Supreme Court in the case Baker vs Nelson

Parties: Ada-Conde Vidal, et al. v. Alejandro Garcia-Padilla, et al.

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 9 Right to marry - Equality - Art. 20 Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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