Teresa M. Harkins La Vita on The American Bar Association's Resolution 111: On the Road to Marriage Equality in America

By Teresa M. Harkins La Vita This Emerging Issues Analysis addresses the American Bar Association's Resolution 111, which urges state, territorial, and tribal governments to eliminate all of their legal barriers to civil marriage between two persons of the same sex who are otherwise eligible...

Ninth Circuit Conducts Oral Argument on Proposition 8, Marriage for Same-Sex Couples, by Diana Richmond

By Diana Richmond, Partner, Sideman & Bancroft LLP This Emerging Issues Analysis examines the December 6, 2010 oral argument, heard by a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, on whether Proposition 8, limiting the right to marry to opposite-sex couples, violates the U.S. Constitution...