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Does the U.S. Constitution Require Same-Sex Marriage?

Columbus Lawyers Chapter

Start : Thursday, December 09, 2010 12:00 PM

End : Thursday, December 09, 2010 01:15 PM


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Location:
Athletic Club of Columbus
136 East Broad Street, Columbus

Featured Speakers:
Jonathan H. Adler
M. Edward Whelan III
Mark P. Strasser

Description:

Speakers:

  • Jonathan Adler, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University
  • Mark Strasser, Professor of Law, Capital University Law School
  • Edward Whelan, President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center

Does the Fourteenth Amendment require states to recognize same-sex marriages? A recent California federal district court case said that it does. Now the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is taking up the question, and the U.S. Supreme Court might do so in the near future, too. Our panel of experts will consider what the Constitution requires with respect to this controversial issue.

Registration details:
The cost is $20.00 ($5.00 for students). Federalist Society members and non-members are welcome. RSVP by December 7, 2010 to Maurice Thompson at mthompson@ohioconstitution.org.  Pay at the door or in advance by cash or by check (to The Federalist Society, P.O. Box 1434, Columbus, Ohio 43216-1434). To join the Columbus Lawyers Chapter, include an additional $25.00 payable to The Federalist Society. We look forward to seeing you on December 9.