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.

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    the Texas Defense of Marriage Act and the state Constitution. State Judge Lisa Millard granted an injunction against Parker, but the city moved the legal challenge to federal court, resulting in the injunction becoming moot. However, the federal court ...
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  • Supreme Court to hear challenge to gay marriage bans
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to hear a challenge to Michigan's 2004 same-sex marriage ... Windsor when it invalidated parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and said Congress couldn't treat legally married same-sex couples ...
    01/16/2015 - 7:43 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
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  • Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act
    The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act this morning, and ruled in a separate decision that opponents of same-sex marriage in California don't have the legal standing to challenge a lower court's ruling that overturned the ...
    06/26/2013 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court to hear Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case on Wednesday
    The rights of married same-sex couples will come under scrutiny at the US Supreme Court on Wednesday ... law that outlawed gay marriage on Tuesday, they will take up a challenge to the legality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The 1996 law prevents ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • Supreme Court Review
    THIS WEEK AT THE COURT. The Court has issued two opinions.
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  • Defense of Marriage Act
    The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (Pub.L. 104–199, 110 Stat. 2419, enacted September 21, 1996, 1 U.S.C. § 7 and 28 U.S.C. § 1738C) was a United States federal ...
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    Discussion of recent developments in U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence.
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