I know Kim Davis was released from jail earlier today, but there are some real legal issues that need to be sorted out.
Are the marriage licenses currently being issued by her deputy clerks valid?
Do the licenses have to include Davis’ name on them?
Should Kim Davis be in jail right now?
Marty Lederman, a professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, has a really thorough writeup attempting to sort through those questions as they pertain to Kentucky law. Not every question has a straightforward answer, though, making things even more confusing. (Keep in mind he posted this before she was released.)
This may be the kicker: