In May 2012, a three-judge
panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held that the
definition of "marriage" set forth in Section 3 of the Defense of
Marriage Act ("DOMA") does not pass constitutional muster. If the...
Last week's Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor , [ bulletin on the Windsor decision and its effects on all types of benefits programs by Brian Magargle in our firm's Columbia, SC, office] [ an enhanced version of the opinion is...
Giddyap! It's been a short week, but we have tons to talk about in the labor and employment law world!
Thinking out loud about the impact of yesterday's DOMA decision on the Family and Medical Leave Act. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First...
Two days ago, a federal judge ruled DOMA unconstitutional
v. U.S. Office of Personnel Mgmt. - and, it's the Case of the Week! [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ]
The challenge actually arose...