TITLE

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS: THE GOODRIDGE DECISION AND MODERN CIVIL RIGHTS

AUTHOR(S)
Greaney, John M.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p609
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents a speech by John M. Greaney, a law professor and associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, delivered at the 2009 Chief Judge Cooke Symposium. He discussed his participation in the Goodridge same-sex marriage case. He detailed the five opinions written by the court supporting and objecting same-sex marriage. He cited two state constitutional provisions they considered before arriving at a decision which are due process rights and equal protection concerns.
ACCESSION #
44881851

 

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