SCOTUS Review of the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8: Does the Constitution Protect Same Sex Marriage?

  • 18 Apr 2013
  • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • One Atlantic Center 1201 West Peachtree Street C Level Porrino Room Atlanta, GA
The Georgia Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia and Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia present:

SCOTUS Review of the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8: Does the Constitution Protect Same Sex Marriage?

Featuring:

  • Beth Littrell, Staff Attorney, Southern Regional Office, Lambda Legal
  • Frank J. Mulcahy, Executive Director, Georgia Catholic Conference
  • David G. Oedel, Professor of Law, Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
  • Eric J. Segall, Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law

And moderated by:

  • Jeffrey O. Bramlett, Partner, Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP; Chair, Board of Advisors, Georgia Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society

Come hear a panel discussion on the Supreme Court’s consideration of United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry, in which the Court will assess the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8. Topics discussed will include standing issues, the merits of the arguments for and against the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, and the likely outcome of both Supreme Court cases.


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Thursday, April 18, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
One Atlantic Center
1201 West Peachtree Street
C Level
Porrino Room
Atlanta, GA


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ICLE credit of 2.0 hours are available for this event.

Lunch will be provided.



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