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Same-Sex Marriage in the Courts of Law and Reason

Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society's Practice Groups, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 34-35, February 2013

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-23

3 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2013  

Nelson Lund

George Mason University School of Law

Date Written: March 25, 2013

Abstract

This symposium contribution very succinctly summarizes the principal arguments for concluding that the Constitution does not require governments to recognize same-sex marriages.

Keywords: Baker, civil union, DOMA, defense, definition, equality, Evans, Glucksberg, Hollingsworth v. Perry, homosexuals, invalidate, Lawrence, legislative decisions, Loving, man, one, physician-assisted suicide, precedent, rights, Romer, Supreme Court, Texas, traditional purpose, Virginia, Washington, woman

JEL Classification: J12, J18

Suggested Citation

Lund, Nelson, Same-Sex Marriage in the Courts of Law and Reason (March 25, 2013). Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society's Practice Groups, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 34-35, February 2013; George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-23. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2239254

Nelson Robert Lund (Contact Author)

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