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United States v. Windsor


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 restricting ...

Windsor v. United States | American Civil Liberties Union


Apr 25, 2014 ... On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that section three of the so- called "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA) is unconstitutional and ...

United States v. Windsor | LII Supreme Court Bulletin | LII / Legal ...


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 recognized ...

United States v. Windsor : SCOTUSblog


United States v. Windsor. Linked with: Windsor v. United States .... Jan 29 2013, Brief amicus curiae of Concerned Women for America (Merits) filed. (Distributed).

Details on United States v. Windsor: In Plain English : SCOTUSblog


Jun 26, 2013 ... The Court explained that the states have long had the responsibility of regulating and defining marriage, and some states have ... Recommended Citation: Amy Howe, Details on United States v. ... Bank of America Corp. v.

Summary of United States v. Windsor Decision


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) ...

Understanding Windsor - Family Research Council


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 ...

The Effect of United States v. Windsor on Same-Sex Estate Planning ...


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 ...

United States v. Windsor - Justia US Supreme Court Center


Windsor and Spyer, two women, married in Canada in 2007. Their home state, New York, recognized the marriage. Spyer died in 2009 and left her estate to ...

Roberta Kaplan, Attorney, United States V. Windsor | MAKERS Video


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.

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United States v. Windsor | Oyez


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  ...

United States v. Windsor - Supreme Court


Jun 26, 2013 ... Windsor sought to claim the federal estate tax exemption for surviv- ... the merits, the court ruled against the United States, finding §3 un-.

Windsor v. United States : SCOTUSblog


Jun 27, 2013 ... Issue: Whether Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, 1 U.S.C. § 7, which defines the term “marriage” for all purposes under federal law as ...