Brief of Tri Valley Law as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondents in Same Sex Marriage Cases Nos. 14-556, 14-562, 14-571 and 14-574
26 Pages Posted: 4 Apr 2015 Last revised: 20 Feb 2016
Date Written: April 2, 2015
Supreme Court brief of Tri Valley Law as Amicus Curiae in support of respondents in the same sex marriage cases below. This Amicus brief was filed with the United States Supreme Court on April 2, 2015. Nos. 14-556, 14-562, 14-571 and 14-574: James Obergefell, et al., Petitioners, v. Richard Hodges, Director, Ohio Department of Health, et al., Respondents. Valeria Tanco, et al., Petitioners, v. William Edward "Bill" Haslam, Governor of Tennessee, et al., Respondents. April DeBoer, et al., Petitioners, v. Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, et al., Respondents. Gregory Bourke, et al., Petitioners, v. Steve Beshear, Governor of Kentucky, et al., Respondents.
An argument from this brief was further developed into a paper on the impact of the Obergefell decision on Second Amendment rights. That paper is available on SSRN at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2652536 and will be published in spring 2016 in a law journal.
Keywords: Same sex marriage, RFRA, Obergefell, Tanco, Haslam, Deboer, Bourke, federalism, republicanism, LGBT, Supreme Court
JEL Classification: K10, K19, K39, K30, J12
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