Today in 1986: Bowers v. Hardwick is decided

Jun 30, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

On June 30, 1986, the Supreme Court decided Bowers v. Hardwick, which upheld Georgia’s criminal statute banning homosexual sodomy.

Today in 2004: Louisiana voters approve constitutional same-sex marriage ban

Sep 18, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

On September 18, 2004, Louisiana voters overwhelmingly supported a state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, one of the first states to do so.

What Obergefell means for employers

Jul 9, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

The monumental Obergefell v. Hodges ruling may have a less apparent impact on employers.

What Obergefell means — now, and for the future

Jun 26, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

The importance of today’s Obergefell v. Hodges ruling cannot be overstated.

Today in Legal History: Obergefell latest in long line of landmark rulings

Jun 26, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Obergefell falls on the same date as a number of other major Supreme Court decisions.

Nine hard-hitting questions posed in landmark gay-marriage case

Apr 29, 2015 By: Kellie Pantekoek

The nine members of the U.S. Supreme Court do not shy away from asking uncompromisingly direct and honest questions, and yesterday’s oral arguments in one of the biggest cases of the year were evidence of that.

In same-sex marriage oral arguments, Kennedy may have said a lot by saying very little

Apr 28, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

In saying very little during the second half of oral arguments today, Justice Kennedy may have betrayed his intentions in the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges same-sex marriage case.

Supreme Court hints from same-sex marriage in Alabama

Feb 10, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Same-sex marriage has been on quite a ride in the state of Alabama this week. And the Supreme Court’s actions over it are very telling.

Same-sex marriage returns to the Supreme Court…for the last time?

Jan 20, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court has agreed to review the issue of the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans in the states, seemingly for the last time, in Bourke v. Beshear.

In historic relic of a ruling, Sixth Circuit upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans

Nov 10, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

In an outdated opinion, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals just upheld the constitutionality of the bans of the four states in its jurisdiction.

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