IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Steven J. Heyman moderates a discussion of Hollingsworth v. Perry, a challenge to California's Proposition 8, and United States v. Windsor, a challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Panelists discuss the decisions and what they signify about recent trends in judicial interpretation of the Constitution. George Mason University School of Law Professor Ilya Somin joins IIT Chicago-Kent Professors Katharine Baker and Carolyn Shapiro on the panel.
Heyman, Steven J.; Baker, Katharine K.; Shapiro, Carolyn; and Somin, Ilya, "When Did It Become Unconstitutional for States to Ban Same Sex Marriage?: Constitutional Interpretation in the 21st Century" (2013). Constitution Day. 1.