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Defense of Marriage Act – Windsor v. United States

Marriage at the Supreme Court – Wednesday, March 27

Windsor v. United States

Plaintiff: Edith Windsor

Federal constitutional challenge to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits the federal government from recognizing the legal marriages of gay and lesbian couples. Read more at www.aclu.org/edie

Briefs and additional information: www.glad.org/doma/documents and www.aclu.org/edie

Case Brought by: Paul, Weiss and the ACLU

Audio of the Argument:  www.supremecourt.gov

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