Lawrence v. Texas

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Lawrence v. Texas
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Virginia marriage banruled unconstitutional

It was clear at oral argument that two out of three of the judges on a 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel would vote on opposite sides concerning the constitutionality of Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage. The question was how the third judge would ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Abbott argues equal protection as a right to discriminate

Atty. Gen. Greg AbbottIn his brief filed Monday with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in the Texas marriage case, Attorney General Greg Abbott used the Equal Protection Clause to argue for discrimination.Earlier this year, a U.S. District court in San ... [Published Dallas Voice - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Midday open thread: Murder, chlamydia, and a responsible hiring decision

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Sincerely Screwed : Good: A California probate judge on Monday ruled that [Donald] Sterling’s estranged wife, Shelly, had authority to sell the Clippers, all but paving the way for Shelly Sterling to sell the team ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Antonin Scalia gets trolled again as appeals court strikes Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban

By Travis GettysMonday, July 28, 2014 14:57 EDTAnother court has used U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s words against him to rule in favor of same-sex marriage.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled 2-1 on Monday that the Constitution ... [Published Raw Story - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Appeals Court Trolls Scalia In Virginia Gay Marriage Case

A federal appeals court based in Virginia cited the words of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia when it struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage on Monday. In its ruling, the court embraced the language of a dissent Scalia authored ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Big Mo, By the Numbers

As I pointed out in today’s Daily Agenda , today marks the date in which Illinois formally rescinded its anti-Sodomy law in 1961. I included a version of the above chart in that post. But where the original chart also showed the percentage of the ... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Oklahoma’s Gay-Marriage Ban

As expected, in a case called Bishop v. Smith , the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals today struck down Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage  as a violation of the fundamental right to marry. The decision follows the appellate panel’s own decision striking ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: A liberal’s second thoughts about Hobby Lobby

In the past couple of weeks, a handful of what might be called politically liberal or progressive scholars have (sort of) defended the Supreme Court’s decision in Hobby Lobby .  See here and here .  Now my friend and colleague Brett McDonnell, a progressive ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Should ‘I reasonably believed she (or he) wasn’t underage’ be a defense in statutory rape cases?

This is of course a perennial question, and part of the broader debate about when, if ever, strict liability in criminal cases (under which a defendant is liable without any showing of a culpable mental state) should be allowed; and it is exacerbated ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Politics May End at the Border, But Equality Does Not Have To: Global Corporate LGBT Inclusion

Picture it, an all-out grim legal environment for citizens who happen to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender: Criminalization of homosexual acts, bans on open military service recognition of married same-sex couples; no nationwide hate crimes or ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 02 2014]
Entities: LGBT, Equality, Corporate
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 3 reports

Hobby Lobby: Your Thoughts

Readers are far less sanguine about the ruling than I was . A reader writes:You should be appalled, not reassured, by the Supreme Court’s ruling on Hobby Lobby precisely because it’s such a narrow ruling. The Court has ruled that only the religious views ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jun 30 2014]
First reported May 25 2014 - Updated May 25 2014 - 2 reports

Supreme Court Quietly Revises Opinions With Little Notice To The Public

The New York Times’  Adam Liptak reports that  the Supreme Court has been quietly making revisions to opinions after publication , with little actual notation that changes have actually been made: WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has been quietly ... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - May 25 2014]

Quotes

...Windsor (2013, striking down the key portion of the federal Defense of Marriage act), "indicate that the choices that individuals make in the context of same-sex relationships enjoy the same constitutional protection as the choices accompanying opposite-sex relationships."
...In ruling that the "historical and traditional status quo is therefore not a compelling interest that justifies the Virginia Marriage Laws" the court pointed to Scalia's Lawrence dissent, in which he admitted that "'preserving the traditional institution of marriage’ is just a kinder way...
...rest largely deals with the period after 1970, when the court first started putting a notice on its bench opinions and slip opinions that they were "subject to formal revision before publication in the preliminary print of the United States Reports ."

More Content

All (96) | News (51) | Reports (0) | Blogs (45) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Scott Lemieux: Murphy’s Scalia Bio a “Major Dis... [Published National Review - 8 hours ago]
Virginia marriage banruled unconstitutional [Published Bay Area Reporter - 23 hours ago]
Abbott argues equal protection as a right to di... [Published Dallas Voice - Jul 30 2014]
Contrasting Views of Marriage (Part 3): The Equ... [Published Christian Post - Jul 30 2014]
When Did the Arguments Against Gay Marriage Bec... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
Midday open thread: Murder, chlamydia, and a re... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 29 2014]
Supreme Court justices regularly seek to change... [Published ABA Journal - Jul 29 2014]
The Big Mo, By the Numbers [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
HUFFPOST HILL - Washington Bullets [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
Contrasting Views of Marriage: The Benefits of ... [Published Christian Post - Jul 28 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Fourth Circuit strikes down ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 28 2014]
Antonin Scalia gets trolled again as appeals co... [Published Raw Story - Jul 28 2014]
Fourth Circuit Strikes Down Virginia’s Same-Sex... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Federal Appeals Court Trolls Scalia In Virginia... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 28 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Drew Clark: Lawrence and Windsor won't trump Ut... [Published Deseret Morning News - Jul 27 2014]
Pride Week 101: a history lesson [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
Obama's Historic Role in Nominating Gay Judges [Published Texas Lawyer - Jul 21 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Federal Appeals Court Strike... [Published Washington Post - Jul 18 2014]
Murphy’s Hamdi Botch [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jul 18 2014]
Florida marriage ban ruled unconstitutional [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 17 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: A liberal’s second thoughts ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 13 2014]
The Legal Battle For Same-Sex Marriage Is Heade... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 10 2014]
Hobby Lobby Decision Begins To Contort Under It... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 04 2014]
One of the worse Supreme Court decisions ever [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 03 2014]
First Appeals Court Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban [Published South Florida Gay News - Jul 03 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Should ‘I reasonably believe... [Published Washington Post - Jul 02 2014]
Politics May End at the Border, But Equality Do... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 02 2014]
Gay marriage groups pop the question to SCOTUS [Published Politico - Jul 02 2014]
SCOTUS declines to hear case against California... [Published Glaad - Jul 01 2014]
1 2 3 4
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Midday open thread: Murder, chlamydia, and a re... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 29 2014]
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Sincerely Screwed : Good: A California probate judge on Monday ruled that [Donald] Sterling’s estranged wife, Shelly, had authority to sell the Clippers, all but paving the way for Shelly Sterling to sell the team ...
The Big Mo, By the Numbers [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
As I pointed out in today’s Daily Agenda , today marks the date in which Illinois formally rescinded its anti-Sodomy law in 1961. I included a version of the above chart in that post. But where the original chart also showed the percentage of the ...
Fourth Circuit Strikes Down Virginia’s Same-Sex... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s ruling which declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. In a 2-1 decision, Judges Henry Floyd (a George W. Bush appointee) and Roger Gregory (A Bill Clinton appointee) ...
The Daily Agenda for Monday, July 28 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From GPU News (Milwaukee, WI), January 1989, page 44. On Sept 12, 1985, about fifteen agents from a drug-enforcement task force along with a contingent from the Chicago Police Department raided Carol’s Speakeasy ...
Murphy’s Hamdi Botch [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jul 18 2014]
Last month, a tweep asked me what I thought about arguments made by the National Review‘s Ed Whelan about Bruce Allen Mruphy’s new Scalia bio . I had forgotten to look into it, but taking some time to finish the book I came across a dumbfounding passage ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.