A Historical Guide to the Future of Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

25 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2008  

Suzanne B. Goldberg

Columbia Law School

Abstract

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.

Keywords: marriage, gay, same-sex, equality, equal protection, history

JEL Classification: K10, K19

Suggested Citation

Goldberg, Suzanne B., A Historical Guide to the Future of Marriage for Same-Sex Couples. Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1100107

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