On the Slippery Slope to Gay Marital Bliss

November 9, 2009 | Comments Off on On the Slippery Slope to Gay Marital Bliss

On Friday, November 6, Andrew Koppelman, the John Paul Stevens Professor of Law at Northwestern, visited William & Mary School of Law and gave a talk on gay marriage. His speech was presented by the Institute of Bill of Rights Law and the American Constitution Society. Koppelman stated that the gay marriage movement is one […]

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

November 18, 2008 | Comments Off on One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

On May 15, 2008, the California Supreme Court struck down a California voter referendum banning same-sex marriage. It was a historic decision, and made California the second state to legalize gay marriage, after Massachusetts legalized same-sex marriage in 2004. The decision came after several gay couples filed a lawsuit claiming discrimination, and in 4-3 ruling, […]