The Supreme Court’s Big Summer
August 19, 2013 at 2:49 PM
The Supreme Court had a very busy summer. Here are some of the most important (and controversial) cases they decided:
DOMA and Prop 8
In two rulings determined the same day, the Supreme Court ruled parts of the Defense of Marriage Act that denied federal recognition of same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional. They also upheld a lower court’s decision to overturn California’s Proposition 8, which outlawed gay marriage in the state.
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