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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  • 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 ...
    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 ...
    03/27/2013 - 2:00 am | 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).
    03/24/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage cases
    The court was almost obliged to review the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage ... Those opposed to same-sex marriage took heart that the court agreed to hear the Proposition 8 challenge, instead of letting stand the lower court ...
    12/7/2012 - 2:45 pm | View Link
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  • Supreme Court Review
    THIS WEEK AT THE COURT. The Court will hear six cases in oral argument this week.
    04/17/2017 - 1:35 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
    04/17/2017 - 12:31 pm | View Website
  • TJB | SC
    Texas' two highest courts, the Supreme Court of Texas and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, spearheaded the Beyond the Bench: Law, Justice, and Communities Summit ...
    04/16/2017 - 10:59 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 ...
    04/16/2017 - 10:16 am | View Website
  • SCOTUSblog
    Next week the justices are scheduled to hear oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer, in which a Missouri church is challenging the state’s ...
    04/16/2017 - 1:19 am | View Website
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