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The DOMA Decision

Since the world wouldn’t be complete without my two cents on the Supreme Court’s rulings in Windsor and Hollingsworth, it’s my duty to comment. First, DOMA Advertisements

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The Prop 8 Punt

The world needs my input on contemporary issues, so… Second, Prop 8.

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Holding My Breath

Tomorrow? If not, then probably later this week the Supreme Court will finally release their DOMA and Prop 8 decisions. A fine sense of drama these Supremes have, but Amy Howe at Scotusblog explains why, as pure drama, the outcome … Continue reading

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SSM Cases Finally?

Scotusblog reports that they expect the Court to report new opinions tomorrow (Thursday) at 10:00 a.m. Perhaps we’ll finally get the DOMA and Prop 8 cases. The tension is getting to me like no other issue has before…and I’m straight. … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts on Windsor (DOMA)

In addition to the procedural issues in the DOMA case that I discussed in my prior post, there was an interesting substantive point as well: federalism. Counsel for BLAG framed it this way: On the assumption that States have the … Continue reading

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The Standing Question in U.S. v. Windsor

I’m a bit of a process geek, and in the U.S. v. Windsor case, the question of jurisdiction is really darn fascinating (if, that is, you’re a process geek). Here’s the quick background: New York residents Edith Windsor and Thea … Continue reading

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