BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN Ari Ezra Waldman is a 2002 graduate of Harvard College and a 2005 graduate of Harvard Law School. After practicing in New York for five years and clerking at a federal appellate … [Read more...] about The First Amendment Canard
Law - Gay, LGBT
Presdient Obama today re-nominated more than 40 judicial candidates, sending them to the Senate where they will face scrutiny from the Judiciary Committee. Sam Stein reports: "They may face an … [Read more...] about Obama Renominates Gay Man as Federal Circuit Judge
Popular will is relevant to the debate over repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell in three ways: popular polling, the military survey and Congress. Every poll shows that at least 67 percent of … [Read more...] about ‘DADT’ and Proposition 8: The Role of the People’s Will
Deputy Attorney General Monica Marquez made history in Colorado on Friday, Fox News Latino reports: ...she was quick to tell her colleagues that her allegiance is to the law, not any special interest … [Read more...] about Colorado Swears in First Openly Gay Latina Supreme Court Judge
Jessica M. was a college-aged woman who was having a secret love affair with another young woman (Amy S.) at school. Amy was an out lesbian, but respected Jessica's desire to keep … [Read more...] about The Criminal Closet
The GLAD Case: GLAD Civil Rights Project Director Mary Bonauto came out today with her latest attack on DOMA. This time it's out of Connecticut, a marriage equality state, but the case is … [Read more...] about DOMA on Two Fronts: ACLU and GLAD File Lawsuits – An Analysis
Justice White would have had none of the Republican badmouthing of government. He was, in Ken Starr's words, probably the last believer in the New Deal. And, he's right. Justice White never … [Read more...] about Election 2010: What Would Byron White Think?