Brief for Amici Curiae Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children in Support of Respondent Edith Windsor Addressing the Merits and Supporting Affirmance

44 Pages Posted: 5 Jul 2015 Last revised: 13 Aug 2015

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J. Robert Brown

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Catherine E. Smith

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Kyle Velte

University of Kansas - School of Law

Susannah Pollvogt

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, School of Law

Tanya Washington

Georgia State University - College of Law

Date Written: July 4, 2015

Abstract

This amicus brief filed by Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children turns the spotlight on children in same-sex families. The brief enumerates the ways Section 3 of DOMA impairs children's interests by denying federal recognition of their parents' marriages.

Suggested Citation

Brown, J. Robert and Smith, Catherine E. and Velte, Kyle and Pollvogt, Susannah and Washington, Tanya, Brief for Amici Curiae Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children in Support of Respondent Edith Windsor Addressing the Merits and Supporting Affirmance (July 4, 2015). U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-29. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2626784 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2626784

J. Robert Brown (Contact Author)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law ( email )

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Catherine E. Smith

University of Denver Sturm College of Law ( email )

2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
United States

Kyle Velte

University of Kansas - School of Law ( email )

1535 W 15th Street
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Lawrence, KS 66045
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785-864-3577 (Phone)

Susannah Pollvogt

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, School of Law ( email )

260 Waterman Hall
Fayetteville, AR 72701
United States

Tanya Washington

Georgia State University - College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 4037
Atlanta, GA 30302-4037
United States

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