A Historical Guide to the Future of Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
Suzanne B. Goldberg
Columbia Law School
Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006
This article critically analyzes the evolving history of marriage, prompted by the marriage equality claims brought by same-sex couples. The article includes a copy of an amicus brief submitted on behalf of historians to a New Jersey appellate court in Lewis v. Harris, an ultimately successful challenge to the denial of relationship recognition rights for same-sex couples.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 25
Keywords: marriage, gay, same-sex, equality, equal protection, history
JEL Classification: K10, K19
Date posted: March 5, 2008
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