Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge To Defense Of Marriage Act

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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    07/23/2014 - 1:21 pm | View Link
  • U.S. appeals court says Oklahoma must allow gay marriage - Dallas Morning News
    Appeals court strikes down Oklahoma gay marriage ban - USA Today
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  • Boehner's Obamacare lawsuit isn't really about Obamacare - CBS News
    Committee on Wednesday will hear from ... decades, the Supreme Court ... striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the court ...
    07/16/2014 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • What If Boehner Wins His Lawsuit Against Obama? - MSNBC Newsweek
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  • Appeals court strikes down ban
    In a significant first, a U.S. appeals court has struck down a state ban on same-sex marriage, creating greater political and legal momentum for the Supreme Court to decide whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to wed.
    06/27/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Link
  • Herbert: Supreme Court challenge is not a sure thing
    Gov. Gary Herbert expressed uncertainty about whether Utah would prevail in its appeal of a court ruling overturning Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage, but said the case should move to the Supreme Court as quickly as possible and, if Utah loses, the state will honor gay marriages. “We can speculate and suppose what the outcome will be but we don’t know,” Herbert said during his monthly KUED news ...
    06/26/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Link
  • Same-Sex Marriage Held Legal Right in First Appeal Ruling
    Same-sex couples have a “fundamental” right to marry, the first U.S. appeals court to address the issue ruled, throwing out Utah’s ban on gay unions and setting the stage for possible U.S. Supreme Court review.
    06/26/2014 - 7:30 am | View Link
  • Utah's same-sex marriage ruling: What's next?
    Utah will take its same-sex marriage fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, Gov. Gary Herbert vowed Wednesday, steadfast in his belief in the right of states to define marriage. "People on all sides of the issue will want to get this to the Su...
    06/25/2014 - 8:06 pm | View Link
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  • Department of Justice will file brief in support of marriage equality if Supreme Court hears case
    The Justice Department has refused to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage ... General has said that his office will ask the Supreme Court to hear Kitchen v. Herbert, the challenge to the state’s same-sex marriage ban that was ...
    07/13/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • DoJ would support same-sex marriage at Supreme Court, Eric Holder says
    If the Supreme Court decides to hear ... of same-sex marriage." "I think we will file a brief that is consistent with the actions we have taken over the past couple of years," Holder said. He noted that the government stopped defending the Defense of ...
    07/13/2014 - 10:06 am | View Link
  • DOJ Set to Fight Gay-Marriage Bans in Supreme Court
    Now the state of Utah is asking the Supreme Court to weigh in, as several other federal appeals courts across the nation consider similar cases that could make their way to the Supreme Court. If the Supreme Court agrees to hear any of those cases ...
    07/13/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
  • Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to Supreme Court
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah is going directly to the nation's highest court to challenge an appellate ... first time the top court considers gay marriage since justices last year struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
    07/10/2014 - 7:57 am | View Link
  • The Supreme Court Might Hear Its Most Crucial Gay Marriage Case Yet
    Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP attorney Roberta Kaplan successfully argued in front of the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense Of Marriage ... and it dismissed the challenge to the ruling overturning the gay-marriage ban.
    07/9/2014 - 6:43 pm | View Link
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  • Defense of Marriage Act
    For other uses of "Defense of Marriage Act", see Defense of marriage amendment.
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  • Supreme Court of the United States
    The Supreme Court of the United States (first abbreviated as SCOTUS in 1879) was established pursuant to Article III of the United States Constitution in 1789 as the ...
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  • IRS Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on the Defense ...
    IRS Statement on the Supreme Court Decision on the Defense of Marriage Act. We are reviewing the important June 26 Supreme Court decision on the Defense of ...
    07/22/2014 - 3:03 am | View Website
  • High Profile Cases
    In certain high profile cases, the Supreme Court provides online access to some case documents to increase public access to court information.
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