Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog has written a great preview of the constitutional challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act (or DOMA) being heard today in the Supreme Court in the case of United States v. Windsor (No.: 12-307). The article can be found at http://www.scotusblog.com/?p=161700. The Court will hear oral argument this morning starting at.
Adam Liptak of the New York Times has written a brief preview of the the first of the two same-sex marriage case that the Supreme Court will hear this week. The first case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, No. 12-144, which the court will hear on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, asks whether California’s ban on same-sex marriage.
50 years ago today, the United States Supreme Court decided the case of Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963). In this landmark case, the Court unanimously ruled: The right of an indigent defendant in a criminal trial to have the assistance of counsel is a fundamental right essential to a fair trial, and petitioner’s.
Today, Brooklyn Daily Eagle journalist Robert Abruzzese interviewed me regarding a recent Appellate Division, Second Department decision in which the court set aside a duly executed prenuptial agreement. The article, including my quotes, can be found here: PRENUP TRASHED – Brooklyn Eagle. Rob can be found on twitter at @RobAbruzzese and his Yankees blog,.