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The Constitution and Same Sex Marriage

What are, or should be, the constitutional rights of same sex couples in the United States? The United States Supreme Court has struck down laws criminally punishing homosexual acts and it has held marriage to be a fundamental right, but it has not struck down traditional marriage laws. After a decade in which state courts have grappled with the subject under state constitutional law, plaintiffs are starting to make a “federal case out of it.”

Join this discussion with Professor Murray Dry, Middlebury College

Garrett Great Hall

Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 12:30pm