The Supreme Court ruled June 26, 2013 that DOMA Section 3 is Unconstitutional!
Glad led two challenges of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA): Gill v. OPM and Pedersen v. OPM.
GLAD also coordinated the amicus strategy in Windosr v. Office of Personnel Management. See below for the party and amicus briefs.
Briefs in Opposition to DOMA (in Support of Edie Windsor)
United States Brief on the Merits, 2/22/13
Amicus Briefs in Opposition to DOMA (in Support of Edie Windsor)
278 Employers And Organizations Representing Employers
15 States and the District of Columbia
American Humanist Association et. al.
American Historical Association and Historians
American Psychological Association et. al.
American Sociological Association
Anti-Defamation League et. al.
Former Cabinet Secretaries and Administrative Officials
Center for Fair Administration of Taxes
Cato Institute and Constitutional Accountability Center
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
Family and Child Welfare Professors
Family Equality Council et. al.
Family Law Professors and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Former Federal Election Commission Officials
Former Federal Intelligence Officer
Former Senators Bill Bradley, Tom Daschle, Christopher J. Dodd and Alan K. Simplson
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and Lambda Legal
Gary J. Gates, Williams Distinguished Scholar at UCLA School of Law
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Bar Associations and Public Interest and Legal Service Organizations
Los Angeles County Bar Association
NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
Organization of American Historians and the American Studies Association
Professors Nan D. Hunter, Suzanne B. Goldgberg et. al.
Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children
Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders et. al.
Survivors of Sexual Orientation Change Therapies
Utah Pride Center, Campaign for Southern Equality, Equality Federation and Twenty-Five Statewide Equality Organizations
Amicus Briefs on the Jurisdiction and Standing Questions
Briefs in Support of DOMA
Amicus Briefs in Support of DOMA
The Becket Fund For Religious Liberty
Chaplain Alliance For Religious Liberty, et al.
Citizens United’s National Committee for Family, et al.
Coalition for the Protection of Marriage
Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund, Inc.
International Jurists And Academics
Liberty, Life and Law Foundation
National Association Of Evangelicals, et al.
National Organization for Marriage
Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays & Gays
Robert P. George, Sherif Girgis, And Ryan T. Anderson
United States Conference Of Catholic Bishops
United States Senators Orrin G. Hatch, Saxby Chambliss, et al.
The State Of Indiana And 16 Other States