Is same-sex marriage heading back to the Supreme Court in the near future? Two leading experts on different sides of the issue explain why this seems likely, what recent court decisions are accelerating the process, and what the Court might re-evaluate from its DOMA decision.
It’s been a big week in the area of hirsute jurisprudence, better known as lawsuits about facial hair and haircuts, as two cases made national headlines.
On March 6, 1857, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the Dred Scott case, which had a direct impact on the coming of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s presidency four years later.
On Wednesday night, the National Constitution Center and the PBS broadcast Intelligence Squared held a special live video debate about the President’s power to kill Americans abroad, featuring Alan Dershowitz, Noah Feldman, Michael W. Lewis, and Hina Shamsi. You can watch the video replay here.
Recent events in several states, including Kentucky, Texas and Utah, seem to indicate another same-sex marriage decision is heading toward the Supreme Court.