Tuesday, December 11, 2012

More on Standing & Jurisdictional Issues in the SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Today the Supreme Court issued an order in United States v. Windsor (docket no. 12-307) appointing Prof. Vicki Jackson (Harvard) “to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the positions that the Executive Branch’s agreement with the court below that DOMA is unconstitutional deprives this Court of jurisdiction to decide this case, and that the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the United States House of Representatives lacks Article III standing in this case.”

For more coverage, check out Lyle Denniston (SCOTUSblog).

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