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 refuses to hear challenge to Miss. LGBT law
    The court’s refusal to hear the case leaves intact the law, known as H.B. 1523, that says the state government will not take any discriminatory action against persons who don’t believe in same-sex marriage ... to bring a legal challenge.
    01/8/2018 - 9:08 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 ...
    01/16/2015 - 3:15 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court Hearing Anti-Gay Marriage Proposition 8 Case This Week
    Two potentially transformative cases about gay marriage will be argued at the Supreme Court this week. Justices have set aside two days to hear arguments and ... read about the second case, a challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
    03/25/2013 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Prop. 8, Defense Of Marriage Cases In March
    Perry on March 26 and a Defense of Marriage Act challenge, known as United States v ... and allow weddings to resume in the nation’s largest state. The court’s nine justices will hear at least one hour of arguments in their Washington, D.C., courthouse ...
    01/7/2013 - 6:52 am | View Link
  • Supreme Court to hear gay marriage cases in late March
    The Supreme Court is expected to hear ... gay marriage known as Proposition 8. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals earlier struck down that rule. The second case is expected to be argued the following day, on a challenge to part of the federal Defense ...
    01/6/2013 - 11:17 pm | View Link
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  • SCOTUSblog
    Welcome to SCOTUSblog - see blog posts. Yesterday the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts released the 2017 financial disclosure reports for the justices of the Supreme Court.
    06/17/2018 - 12:16 am | View Website
  • United States v. Windsor
    United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. 744 (2013) (Docket No. 12-307), is a landmark civil rights case in which the United States Supreme Court held that restricting U.S. federal interpretation of "marriage" and "spouse" to apply only to opposite-sex unions, by Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), is unconstitutional under the Due ...
    06/16/2018 - 1:32 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court (U.S.)
    16 Hours Ago. That's the answer the Supreme Court gave Thursday to the question of whether federal courts in the United States must accept statements from foreign governments about their own laws as binding.
    06/16/2018 - 10:40 am | View Website
  • Supreme Court Review
    THIS WEEK AT THE COURT. The Court has issued two opinions.
    06/16/2018 - 3:31 am | View Website
  • 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 law that, prior to being ruled unconstitutional, defined marriage for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman, and allowed states to refuse to recognize same-sex ...
    06/15/2018 - 5:51 pm | View Website
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