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High Court: Ban On Benefits For Same-Sex Married Couples Unconstitutional
Posted on 26 Jun 2013 by Cheryl Keely

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a 5-to-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 struck down as unconstitutional Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as the legal union between one man and one woman as husband... Read More

Perry v. Schwarzenegger Resurrects Right of Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
Posted on 30 Aug 2010 by Diana Richmond

By Diana Richmond, Partner, Sideman & Bancroft, L.L.P. “In December 2010, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will decide whether same-sex couples can marry in California,” writes Diana Richmond. “The U.S. District Court ruled it... Read More

Supreme Court Finds No Standing To Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
Posted on 27 Jun 2013 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Proponents of California's Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage did not have standing to appeal a ruling finding the ballot initiative unconstitutional, the U.S. Supreme Court held June 26 in a 5-4 ruling ( Dennis... Read More