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Supreme Court Schedules Oral Arguments in Prop 8, DOMA Cases

The Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the federal challenge to Proposition 8, and United States v. Windsor, the challenge to DOMA, according to a press release from the American Foundation for Equal Rights:

SupremesToday, the United States Supreme Court announced that it will hear oral argument in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, on Tuesday, March 26, 2013.  

The Supreme Court also indicated today that it will hear oral argument in United States v. Windsor, a challenge to the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.  Enacted by Congress in 1996, DOMA nullifies the marriages of gay and lesbian couples for all purposes of federal law. 

Written briefs are expected to be sent to SCOTUS in each case prior to the oral arguments.

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  1. Andy have you looked at your site in Chrome lately? It's not displaying correctly. Please fix.

    Posted by: Rob | Jan 7, 2013 1:34:34 PM

  2. It's fine on my PC and Mac, and I only use Chrome.

    Posted by: Paul R | Jan 7, 2013 3:01:58 PM

  3. Scalia should recuse himself, due to his stated bias against all gay people.

    However, I do not expect him to do so. He is one of the most disturbing people in public office. Just because he is so much smarter than Clarence Thomas does not make ANY of his views correct, moral, or humane.

    Posted by: TonyJazz | Jan 7, 2013 3:20:04 PM

  4. Allrighty, folks, here we go.

    Doesn't this mean they're going to move ahead and at some point rule (far down the road)????

    Posted by: johnny | Jan 7, 2013 5:38:25 PM

  5. Scalia should be in a positive frame of mind for the oral arguments - these will take place during (Western) Holy Week. I can also hear the Religious Right talking about willing to be crucified for standing up for their beliefs.

    Posted by: Diogenes Arktos | Jan 7, 2013 9:28:55 PM

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