US Supreme Court Issues Orders on Pending Cases

Plaintiff couples in the Proposition 8 case before the U.S. Supreme Court Sandy Stier (2nd R), Kris Perry (R), Paul Katami (L) and Jeff Zarillo (2nd L) walk up to the the U.S. Supreme Court building June 24, 2013 in Washington DC. The high court is expected to rule this week on California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.
(June 23, 2013 - Source: Mark Wilson/Getty Images North America)