Ellen K. Boegel is America’s contributing editor for legal affairs.
Attorney, plaintiffs in case against California's Proposition 8 celebrate supporters on steps of Supreme Court in Washington (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)..
Ellen K. BoegelJuly 02, 2013
On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two cases related to same-sex marriage, United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry. In Windsor, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that the definition of marriage set forth in DOMA, the federal Defense of Marriage Act, violated the Fifth Amend
Ellen K. BoegelJuly 16, 2007
Media reaction to the recent United States Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the federal ban on partial-birth abortion reflected unfortunate confusion concerning the legitimate relationship between religion and political debate in American society. The case, Gonzales v. Carha