Posts Tagged ‘Hollingsworth v Perry’

The end of the term: June Madness

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June 19, 2013
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The Supreme Court has 14 cases left to decide from its 2012-2013 term, and a week in which to announce the decisions. So we know for sure (barring a truly extraordinary turn of events) that as early as tomorrow and certainly by a week from tomorrow, the world will know the outcomes in four blockbuster […]

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Larry Tribe predicts mixed results in Supreme Court, criticizes Obama and California

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May 14, 2013
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  The Harvard Law School website has an interview with Professor Larry Tribe with his predictions about what the Supreme Court is most likely to do in the two pending gay marriage cases: [M]y hunch – and it is only that – is that the Court will narrowly conclude that the DOMA [Defense of Marriage […]

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The REAL argument is today (and with luck, the Perry case could go away)

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March 29, 2013
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Friday at 10 a.m. is the traditional conferencing time for the Justices of the Supreme Court, and they are gathering this morning to preliminarily decide the outcomes of the cases in which they heard argument this week. These early outcomes can change; the result in Bowers v. Hardwick famously flipped from good to bad when […]

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Marriage @ the Supreme Court: What happened in the Prop 8 argument?

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March 26, 2013
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The Supreme Court Justices hearing the Prop 8 case this morning were all over the place.  I have posted at TheNation.com an elaboration of why the best word to describe the argument is fractured. To see if you agree with me, you can read the transcript for yourself, and listen to the argument as well.  […]

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Marriage @ the Supreme Court: Prep for the Prop 8 argument

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March 25, 2013
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The first gay marriage case to be argued (ever) in the Supreme Court is set for tomorrow at 10 am, in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the challenge to Prop 8. Here are some important points to listen for: At the logical threshold of the case lies a question that has nothing to do with gay marriage: standing, a technical legal […]

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Marriage @ the Supreme Court: The art of oral argument

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March 24, 2013
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As the whole world knows, the Supreme Court will hear arguments starting Tuesday morning in two gay marriage-related cases. The public will be able to hear the proceedings later the same day, and all the briefs are posted on an ABA web page in both the Prop 8 and the DoMA case. So anyone who has […]

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