BY ARI EZRA WALDMANThis term at the Supreme Court will decide what gay rights law will look like for a decade. But, before we get to the … [Read more...] about What Is Happening at the Supreme Court Tomorrow?
The Department of Justice has asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to expedite an en banc 11-judge appeal of its ruling declaring DOMA … [Read more...] about Department of Justice Asks Ninth Circuit to Expedite Appeal of Case That Declared DOMA Unconstitutional
A major ruling from U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White, a Bush appointee, who has ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional for … [Read more...] about Federal Court Rules DOMA Unconstitutional
Yesterday, a top lawyer with the Department of Justice appeared in San Francisco to argue against the constitutionality of DOMA. He appeared on behalf … [Read more...] about Challenge To DOMA In San Francisco
The Department of Justice appears to be stepping up its work against the Defense of Marriage Act. After months of taking vague stands against the … [Read more...] about DOJ Files Expansive Brief Supporting Lesbian’s Health Benefit Lawsuit
U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White has dismissed a lawsuit challenging DOMA brought by Karen Golinski, a U.S. appeals court lawyer in San Francisco, … [Read more...] about Judge Dismisses Golinski DOMA Lawsuit on Procedure, But Leaves Door Open for More Direct Challenge
The Department of Justice, in a filing on Monday, responded to DOMA questions from lawyers representing Karen Golinski, a U.S. appeals court … [Read more...] about Government Will Uphold DOMA in Spousal Benefits Case