Volume 59, Fall 2013

 

WINDSOR DISCUSSION

 

UNITED STATES v. WINDSOR AND THE FUTURE OF CIVIL UNIONS AND OTHER MARRIAGE ALTERNATIVES

John G. Culhane

Page 27

About: This essay is the fourth in a series exploring the implications of the recent landmark Supreme Court case, United States v. Windsor.  Specifically, this essay focuses on the future of civil unions.  This discussion was inspired by Meg Penrose’s article, UNBREAKABLE VOWS: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO DIVORCE,  published in Volume 58:1.  The series is meant to serve as an open forum for scholars and practitioners to weigh in on one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the 21st century.

THE VIRTUE OF OBSCURITY

Colin Starger

Page 17

About: This essay is the third in a series exploring the implications of the recent landmark Supreme Court case, United States v. Windsor.  Specifically, this essay responds to the first essay in this series, SOMETHING TO (LEX LOCI) CELEBRATIONIS, by Megan Penrose.  This discussion was inspired by Meg Penrose’s article, UNBREAKABLE VOWS: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO DIVORCE,  published in Volume 58:1.  The series is meant to serve as an open forum for scholars and practitioners to weigh in on one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the 21st century.

QUERYING EDITH WINDSOR, QUERYING EQUALITY

Jeffrey A. Redding

Page 9

About: This essay is the second in a series exploring the implications of the recent landmark Supreme Court case, United States v. Windsor.  Specifically, the essay intends to “sound some skepticism…about the majority opinion…and especially the vision of equality articulated by it.”  This discussion was inspired by Meg Penrose’s article, UNBREAKABLE VOWS: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO DIVORCE,  published in Volume 58:1.  The series is meant to serve as an open forum for scholars and practitioners to weigh in on one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the 21st century.

SOMETHING TO (LEX LOCI) CELEBRATIONIS

Meg Penrose

Page 1

About: This essay is the first in a series exploring the implications of the recent landmark Supreme Court case, United States v. Windsor.  This discussion was inspired by Meg Penrose’s article, UNBREAKABLE VOWS: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO DIVORCE,  published in Volume 58:1.  The series is meant to serve as an open forum for scholars and practitioners to weigh in on one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the 21st century.