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Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in United States v. Windsor, 12-307, a case that raises the question of whether the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is constitutional. Among the various groups that are...more
The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it would take up two cases which challenge the constitutionality of bans on LGBT marriage.
In one case, the court will rule on the Defense of Marriage Act, which bans federal...more
New York Law Journal
November 15, 2012
Press Release and Media Coverage
In a major decision announced November 8, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has overturned Pryor Cashman client Felix Nkansah’s...more
When President Obama announced his support for gay marriage earlier this month, he was echoing a sentiment that more and more Americans have come to believe – that LGBT citizens have the same right to formalize their love in...more
In this action the U.S. Attorney has asserted jurisdiction over a defendant in Rhode Island custody charged with a murder, first via request under the Interstate Agreement on
Detainers (“IAD”), 18 USC App. § 2, and then by...more
This article reviews the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and how state law legalizing same sex marriage conflicts with the federal law. It examines two areas specifically: immigration and divorce. This is becoming a legal...more
Corporatize Corruption: Its a win win situation for all concerned, our government stands to gain by way of taxes from the government officials which opens up the largest segment for earning tax, the officials stand to gain by...more
A Constituição Federal vigente, estruturando as bases do Estado Democrático de Direito, constitucionalizou os princípios fundamentais da Administração Pública brasileira, ao...more
David Chen, a neighbourhood grocer, was arrested by the Toronto Police for numerous criminal after he performed a citizen's arrest on career criminal Anthony Bennett. Now his lawyer Peter Lindsay are potentially going to...more
Thesis on exploring the Constitutional right for gay/lesbian couples the right to marry in America and why denying same-sex couples the legal right to marry is discrimination....more
IN THIS ISSUE:
Federal Labor Law Pre-empts California's Prohibition on use of state funds to promote or deter organizing.......... 1
Supreme Court's Anticlimactic decision in Glenn does not streamline ERISA...more
A liberdade pessoal (ou individual) sempre foi um dos atributos mais importantes do Homem. Toda a formação da Ciência do Direito sempre teve como uma de suas bases a proteção da liberdade...more
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