The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a United States federal statute enacted in 1996 which defines marriage as a union exclusively between a man and woman for the purposes of federal programs and benefits. In... more +
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a United States federal statute enacted in 1996 which defines marriage as a union exclusively between a man and woman for the purposes of federal programs and benefits. In addition, DOMA provides that individual states are not required to recognize marriages between gays and lesbians who are legally married in other states.
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Originally published in The Huffington Post on March 25, 2013.
We are on the threshold of a historic decision on individual rights by the Supreme Court of the United States as it considers two cases involving same-sex...more
Who better to educate LegalTech 2013 attendees on the Supreme Court than an attorney who’s argued before it close to 60 times? After giving his keynote, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Partner Theodore Olson joined LXBN TV to discuss...more
Jan. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Will the U.S. Supreme Court weigh in on same-sex marriage, or sidestep the issue? Oral arguments are scheduled for March 26th and March 27th. Expect rulings in June. This video, from Bloomberg...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
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