Tagged: DOMA

White House targets DOMA

Even as government lawyers keep defending the law, the Obama administration today filed court papers claiming the federal Defense of Marriage Act discriminates against gays and the law should be repealed.  School of Law Professor Linda McClain, an authority on family law and gay rights, can talk about where this may be headed. Contact Linda […]

Mass. challenges federal DOMA

With a filing in U.S. District Court in Boston, Massachusetts becomes the first state to challenge the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman.  School of Law Professor Linda McClain, an authority on family law and gay rights, can discuss the legal […]