United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. ___ (2013) (Docket No. 12-307), is a
landmark civil rights case in which the United States Supreme Court held that
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), enacted in 1996, states that, for the
purposes of federal law, the words "marriage" and "spouse" refer to legal unions
Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer married in Toronto in 2007 where same-sex
marriages were legal. At the time of Spyer's death, the state of New York
United States v. Windsor. Linked with: Windsor v. United States .... Jan 29 2013,
Brief amicus curiae of Concerned Women for America (Merits) filed. (Distributed).
Summary of United States v. Windsor Decision. In United States v. Windsor, the
Supreme Court held Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) ...
The 2013 Supreme Court case of United States v. Windsor involved two women,
New York residents Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer. Windsor and Spyer had ...
In this MAKERS interview, attorney Roberta (Robbie) Kaplan talks about why she
chose to take on the landmark Edie Windsor case, what made the case person.
2012-10-18. Edith Schlain WINDSOR, in her Official Capacity as Executor of the
Estate of Thea Clara Spyer, Plaintiff–Appellee, v. UNITED STATES of America, ...
Mar 11, 2014 ... In its much anticipated opinion in United States v. Windsor, a five-justice
majority led by Justice Kennedy held that Section Three of the ...
By: Hollis J. Fishman, Esq. The recent Supreme Court decision in United States v.
Windsor ensures significant changes for same-sex couples. Of course, the ...