Court Rules for Marriage Equality In Obergefell v. Hodges

On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Obergefell v. Hodges, legalizing same-sex marriage across the country. In the majority opinion, Justice Anthony Kennedy cited an amicus curiae brief co-written by Tanya Washington, Georgia State University professor of law.

“This is so awesome,” Washington said. “This means… more »

Better Safe? Why Obergefell Matters Before Court Rules

What some are describing as a rush to the altar by some same-sex couples puts a new twist on the saying, “Get a Ring by Spring!” These couples want to be married before the U.S. Supreme Court decides the constitutionality of state marriage bans in Obergefell v. Hodges and with good reason. The… more »