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One, Inc. v. Olesen: the First LGBT Rights Supreme Court Case from 1958

The Supreme Court has taken on a high profile same-sex marriage case that everyone is closely watching. The Court is preparing to consider two related questions: Does the constitution require states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and does it require states to recognize legal same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions? 1,938 more words

Gay Rights

Ohio in a minority as high court weighs same-sex marriage

CINCINNATI (AP) – While Ohio has traditionally been a national bellwether politically, the state now finds itself in the minority on same-sex marriage heading into Tuesday’s U.S. 709 more words


Supreme Court to hear arguments on state same-sex marriage rulings

(CNN) — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to consider one of the biggest civil rights issues facing the country this week.

On Tuesday, the justices will begin hearing a case that could decide the future of same-sex marriage. 288 more words


Two Markers to Watch

Three and A Half Years

Arguments are going to be presented Tuesday, April 28, 2015, before the Supreme Court for a redefinition of the traditional view of marriage and arguments for keeping the Biblical definition of marriage as it stands; that is one man and one woman. 1,408 more words


Courting apartheid: how Israel's top judges rubber-stamp discrimination

Israel’s Supreme Court has long been held up as a resolute defender of liberal values. Recent decisions handed down by its judges, however, provide an important opportunity to revisit this claim, and to interrogate its past and present validity. 2,391 more words


The U.S. Supreme Court, brought to you by Monsanto

This is the story of a farmer going against one of the largest, most powerful corporations in the world. It’s called Vernon Hugh Bowman v. Monsanto Co. 764 more words


Q&A: What's At Stake In Supreme Court Gay Marriage Arguments

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples. 1,073 more words