The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear challenges to two high profile anti-gay laws, the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s voter-passed Proposition 8, which rolled back same same-sex marriage in America’s largest state. The high court will likely hear arguments in March and rule in June.

  • Supreme Court Will Hear Gay Marriage Challenge
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court in April will hear ... marriage debate, if it chooses to. This could be a historic move by the court, which laid the foundation for national legalization of same-sex marriage in 2013 when it struck down parts of the ...
    01/16/2015 - 3:15 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court Hearing Challenge to Defense of Marriage Act Today
    The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday for a case challenging the constitutionality of the part of the Defense ... only hearing a challenge to the second part of DOMA. Even though the federal government does not issue marriage licenses ...
    03/26/2013 - 9:56 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court Considers DOMA -- United States v. Windsor
    Both cases will be decided by the end of June. In addition to ruling on the constitutionality of Prop 8, which bans gay marriage, the Supreme Court will also hear a challenge to a federal law, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that defines marriage as ...
    03/24/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court to hear high profile same-sex marriage cases, Defense Marriage Act and Proposition 8
    Supreme Court Justices are set to hear arguments in two cases concerning same-sex marriage – California's Proposition 8 and the Defense Marriage Act or DOMA ... One case is a challenge to California's law banning same-sex marriages.
    03/24/2013 - 10:18 am | View Link
  • U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Prop. 8, Defense Of Marriage Cases In March
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The Supreme Court will hear ... 8 ban on same-sex marriage. Justices on Monday announced they will hear arguments in the Proposition 8 challenge, known as Hollingsworth v. Perry on March 26 and a Defense of Marriage Act challenge ...
    01/6/2013 - 10:49 pm | View Link
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  • Supreme Court Review
    Is it a Crime to Buy a Public Official's Time or Influence? (07/09/2016): On this episode we review the Court's decision in McDonnell v. United States, which ...
    12/3/2016 - 11:58 pm | View Website
  • Defense of Marriage Act
    Defense of Marriage Act; Long title: An Act to define and protect the institution of marriage: Acronyms (colloquial) DOMA: Enacted by: the 104th United States Congress
    12/2/2016 - 6:27 am | View Website
  • Marriage and the Constitution: Constitutionality of ...
    Key Points. In Windsor and Hollingsworth, the Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as ...
    12/2/2016 - 2:16 am | View Website
  • United States v. Windsor
    United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. ___ (2013) (Docket No. 12-307), is a landmark civil rights case in which the United States Supreme Court held that restricting U.S ...
    12/2/2016 - 1:40 am | View Website
    With the Supreme Court's rulings today, the part of the Defense of Marriage Act that prevented federal recognition of same-sex marriages is no more.
    11/17/2015 - 10:27 pm | View Website
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