Polsinelli Podcast - Defense of Marriage Act

more+
less-
On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which barred federal recognition of same-sex marriages. The Court ruled that DOMA denied equal protection under federal law to same-sex couples lawfully married in New York, the District of Columbia, and the 11 other states that have enacted laws permitting same-sex marriages. The ruling will impact more than 1,000 federal laws that create rights based on marital See more +
On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which barred federal recognition of same-sex marriages. The Court ruled that DOMA denied equal protection under federal law to same-sex couples lawfully married in New York, the District of Columbia, and the 11 other states that have enacted laws permitting same-sex marriages. The ruling will impact more than 1,000 federal laws that create rights based on marital status.

In this week's "Inside Law" podcast produced by Polsinelli, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Chair Brian Johnston explains what the ruling means for employers and what they need to doing now to prepare until further guidance is provided by the U.S. Government. See less -

Embed Video

Copy

Other Videos by Polsinelli


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Polsinelli | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

more+
less-

Polsinelli on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×
Loading...
×
×