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Monday, March 25, 2013

Following the Same-Sex Marriage Cases in the Supreme Court

By Jessica R. Alexander, J.D., M.L.S., Reference Librarian
Here is a short list of sources for following the same-sex marriage case arguments in the Supreme Court.  The arguments are scheduled for tomorrow (CA Prop 8) and Wednesday (DOMA).

The cases:

Hollingsworth v. Perry - the California Proposition 8 case
United States v. Windsor - the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case

United States Supreme Court briefs and filings
Oyez project at Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Kent College of Law has a "deep dive" website on the cases.

SCOTUS BLOG

South Texas College of Law Professor, Josh Blackman's blog has insight on the issues and legal actors in the controversies.

Listen to National Public Radio legal affairs correspondent, Nina Totenberg's, clear and incisive review of the arguments and personalities involved in the cases at http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=2101289