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Alabama Chief Justice Stands Trial For Blocking Same-Sex Marriage

Alabama’s Court of the Judiciary tried Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Wednesday for violating ethics when he ordered state judges not to issue same-sex marriage licenses. If the court finds Moore liable, it could remove him from the state Supreme Court for the second time in his career. Moore stands accused of ordering Alabama probate judges to defy a federal injunction in violation of his ethical duties as Alabama’s top judge.
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