Postedon Jul 12, 2012 at 10:15 am
Yesterday, three union organizations filed an amicus brief in 'Golinski v. U.S. Office of Personnel Management,' one of the key cases related to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. The brief attacks the constitutionality of DOMA.
Postedon Jul 10, 2012 at 02:40 pm
Today 132 members of the House of Representatives, including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, and Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn, filed an amicus brief in Golinski v. Office of Personnel Management. The brief attacks the constitutionality of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Jul 05, 2012 at 11:15 am
It's been a big week for judicial movement on the so-called Defense of Marriage Act. On Tuesday, the Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to hear two challenges to DOMA in order to settle them sooner rather than later, and on Wednesday, a district court judge denied the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group's request for a stay in a different case.
Postedon Jul 02, 2012 at 02:20 pm
On Friday, Speaker of the House John Boehner announced that the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group will request the Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision in two recent lawsuits that ruled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 21, 2012 at 11:00 am
Yesterday, Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives signaled that the House Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group will be asking the Supreme Court by the end of June to hear a case concerning the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Jun 21, 2012 at 09:50 am
Last night, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced plans to join together in support of a challenge to the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Jun 08, 2012 at 01:30 pm
On Wednesday, Edith Windsor won her case against the so-called Defense of Marriage Act when Judge Barbara Jones ruled DOMA unconstitutional. In a heartfelt new video today, Windsor thanked everyone who has supported her in time working on the case.
Postedon Jun 07, 2012 at 10:50 am
Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Jones ruled in 'Windsor v. United States' that DOMA's Section 3, which defines marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional.
Postedon Jun 05, 2012 at 12:20 pm
This afternoon, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied a petition for an en banc rehearing of the Proposition 8 case - the 2008 ballot initiative in California that resulted in a constitutional amendment banning same-sex couples from marrying in the state
Postedon Jun 05, 2012 at 09:50 am
Later today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal will announce a filing in Perry v. Brown, the case that revolves around Proposition 8, which struck down the freedom to marry in California in 2008.