Defense of Marriage Act

Connecticut Bar Association

“The Connecticut Bar Association was asked to participate in the submission of an Amicus Brief in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals case, arising out of a New York District Court Decision. The Board of […]


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Supreme Court Rules On DOMA, California’s Prop. 8

Chanting “DOMA is Dead,” supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers Wednesday at news of the Supreme Court’s decision invalidating part of a law denying gay marriage partners the same federal benefits heterosexual couples enjoy.


People queue to enter the Supreme Court in Washington on March 25, 2013. The justices will hear arguments on March 26 on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and on March 27 on the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman. Five Rhode Island mayors voiced support of the cause. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

High Court Gay Marriage Decisions Due Today

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court is meeting to deliver opinions in two cases that could dramatically alter the rights of gay people across the United States. The justices are […]