Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution
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Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution by Evan Gerstmann

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780511380471, 9780511383571

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"In Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution, Evan Gerstmann once again applies his considerable analytical scalpel to an issue of constitutional and moral importance. Showing due regard for competing normative and legal arguments, Gerstmann exposes the weaknesses in existing positions on both sides of the debate/5(3).   Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution. Does the Constitution protect the right to same-sex marriage? Taking a careful look at the issue, Evan Gerstmann looks at the legal debate, and asks whether, in a democratic society, /5.   In the Supreme Court made history by ruling that the constitution protects the right of same-sex couples to get married. The third edition of perhaps the most influential book on the subject explains the Court's reasoning Author: Evan Gerstmann. Following the widely reviewed success of the first edition, the updated and expanded second edition of Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution argues that there is a long-standing constitutional protection of the right to marry that applies to same-sex by:

Same sex marriage and the Constitution. In this provocative legal study, Gertsmann drills deep into the gay marriage debate, beyond the well-mined rhetoric of"gay rights," to focus on the true.   About the Book. Following the widely reviewed success of the first edition, the updated and expanded second edition of Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution argues that there is a long-standing constitutional protection of Cited by: In the Supreme Court made history by ruling that the constitution protects the right of same-sex couples to get married. The third edition of perhaps the most influential book on the subject explains the Court's reasoning and what the consequences of the decision have : Evan Gerstmann. This lesson covers the basic constitutional issues and arguments in marriage with an emphasis on same-sex marriage litigation, including Hollingsworth v. Perry, United States v. Windsor, and Obergefell v. Hodges. It is best used as a supplement or review. This lesson has been updated to reflect changes in the law through April Learning.

Summary: There is long-standing constitutional protection of the right to marry that applies to same-sex couples. Evan Gerstmann concludes not only that the Constitution protects same-sex marriage but also that it is the proper role of the courts to enforce this right.   Does the Constitution protect the right to same-sex marriage? Much of the writing on this subject has been highly one-sided. This book takes a Pages: Following the widely reviewed success of the first edition, the updated and expanded second edition of Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution argues that there is a long-standing constitutional protection of the right to marry that applies to same-sex couples. In the Supreme Court made history by ruling that the constitution protects the right of same-sex couples to get married. The third edition of perhaps the most influential book on the subject explains the Court's reasoning and what the consequences of the decision have been.