Tag Archives: Defense of Marriage Act

June 26, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

United States v Windsor Windsor paid estate tax after her same sex spouse died. She sought a refund in district court arguing Section 3 of the defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. The district court agreed and the 2nd Circuit … Continue reading

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United States v. Windsor Resources

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments this morning in United States v. Windsor.  Arguments can be heard via MP3, Windows Media or RealAudio formats.  A transcript of the argument is also available as are the briefs.  The Court … Continue reading

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Resources for Hollingsworth v. Perry & U.S. v. Windsor

 On December 7, 2012, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry (12-144) and U.S. v. Windsor (12-307.)  Both cases involve the issue of same-sex marriage.  While Hollingsworth wrestles with California’s Proposition 8’s ban on … Continue reading

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