Monday, May 20, 2013

Windsor v. United States

From Angelique Devaux, writing for I-CONnect:

To marry or tax me. This could be the modern Shakespeare quote heard in the oral arguments last March 27th at the US Supreme Court in the pending case Windsor v. United States. But it is more about a story that happened in several jurisdictions around the world facing the same controversial legal and constitutional issue: whether your government should define marriage as an opposite-sex couple only, or not …?

This post explains for readers how the case came to be, and it situates its significance within a larger comparative context.

Read more here.

MR

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2013/05/windsor-v-united-states.html

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