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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Kate Presenting at CLE on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases

On August 13, 2013, Kate will be presenting at a CLE on U.S. v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry, the United States Supreme Court cases recently issued regarding same-sex marriage.

In U.S. v. Windsor, the Supreme Court determined that the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as only between opposite sex partners - thereby excluding married same-sex couples from certain federal programs and benefits - was unconstitutional.

Hollingsworth v. Perry involved Proposition 8 in California, which amended the California constitution to ban same-sex marriage. The case effectively reinstated same-sex marriage by allowing the trial court decision in Hollingsworth v. Perry to stand.  

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