Same-Sex Marriage Through the Equal Protection Clause: A Gender-Conscious Analysis

Reinheimer, Justin
May 2006
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2006, Vol. 21, p213
Academic Journal
The article examines the treatment of same-sex marriage litigation through the Equal Protection Clause in the U.S. It surveys the current legal landscape around the issue of same-sex marriage, identifying the prevalence of various legal strategies as well as their successes and failures. It provides a theoretical background on sex, gender, and sexuality to frame the subsequent analysis. It also proposes explanations for outcomes in same-sex marriage cases.


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