'Dream Team' Says Case Could End Gay Marriage Controversy
That is unlikely to deter Olson and Boies who, along with Shuttleworth, are asking the court in the Virginia lawsuit for summary judgment. Because of the trial record in the California case, they said, the court might not require a trial in Virginia. Briefing on the motion is expected by the end of October, according to Boies.
Also on Monday, a motion for summary judgment was filed in a second challenge to the Virginia law—a class action filed on August 1 in the federal court in Harrisonburg, Va. That suit, Harris v. McDonnell, is being handled by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Virginia, Lambda Legal and Jenner & Block.
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