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The Gay Marriage Cases: A Preview of the Supreme Court Oral Argument

Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group Teleforum Monday, April 27, 2015 01:00 PMFederalist Society Teleforum Conference Call

On January 16, 2015, the Supreme Court granted cert in four same-sex marriage cases from the Sixth Circuit (one case from each of four states of the circuit, -- Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee, Kentucky). The questions presented in the cases are: whether the Fourteenth Amendment "require[s]" a "state to issue a marriage license to two people of the same sex", and/or "to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed" in another state or jurisdiction. This Teleforum will preview the strongest and weakest points of argument for each side in the case.

  • Prof. Gerard V. Bradley, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • Prof. Ilya Somin, George Mason University School of Law

April 2015 DC Luncheon with Byron York

Washington, DC Lawyers Chapter Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00 PMTony Cheng's Restaurant
619 H St NW
Washington, DC 20007
Byron York

Join us on April 23 for the Washington, DC Lawyers Chapter Luncheon featuring Byron York, Chief Political Correspondent for the Washington Examiner and a Fox News Contributor. The cost is $15 for members of the Society and $20 for non-members. [Register now!]