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June 26, 2013

In the Media: Faculty Members on Prop. 8 and DOMA (Updated)


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The national, regional, and local media are turning to UC Davis law faculty for expert analysis and commentary on today's U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) same-sex marriage cases.

Here is a sampling of media citations. This list will be updated as more stories hit the web.

 

Dean Kevin R. Johnson

Southern California Public Radio

DOMA ruling a victory for bi-national couples, but legal questions remain

http://www.scpr.org/blogs/multiamerican/2013/06/26/14103/doma-ruling-a-victory-for-bi-national-couples-but/

 

Associate Dean and Professor of Law Vikram Amar

CNBC-TV

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA; Paves Way for California Gay Marriage

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100845753 (with video)

 

Justia’s Verdict

Analysis: If the Supreme Court Decides the Proposition 8 Sponsors Lack Standing, What Will Happen to Same-Sex Marriage in California? This April 26 essay is being cited by numerous news agencies and blogs today.

http://verdict.justia.com/2013/04/26/if-the-supreme-court-decides-the-proposition-8-sponsors-lack-standing

 

KQED Forum

Prop 8 Ruling Paves Way for Same-Sex Marriage in Calif.; DOMA Ruling Gives Gay Couples Federal Benefits

http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/06/25/proposition-8-supreme-court/ (with audio)

 

The Sacramento Bee

Jerry Brown tells California counties to issue gay marriage licenses

http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2013/06/jerry-brown-tells-california-counties-to-issue-gay-marriage-licenses.html

 

The Los Angeles Times -- Update added June 27

Same Sex Weddings to Resume in California Soon, Officials Say

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-gay-marriage-california-20130627,0,3679293.story

 

Capital Public Radio’s “Insight” -- Update added June 27

Prop. 8 and DOMA Follow-Up

http://www.capradio.org/news/insight/2013/06/13/insight-062713/ (with audio)

 

San Jose Mercury News -- Update added June 27

Proposition 8 Appears Doomed in California after Supreme Court Ruling

http://www.mercurynews.com/samesexmarriage/ci_23547428/gay-marriage-u-s-supreme-court-proposition-8

 

KTXL Fox40 News -- Update added June 27

Making Sense of What's Next after Ruling on Prop. 8

http://fox40.com/2013/06/26/making-sense-of-whats-next-after-ruling-on-prop-8/ (with video)

 

The Guardian UK -- Update added June 27

U.S. Moves to End DOMA Discrimination after Gay Rights Breakthrough

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/27/us-discrimination-gay-rights-doma

 

The New York Times -- Update added June 28

Roberts Pulls the Supreme Court to the Right Step by Step

www.nytimes.com/2013/06/28/us/politics/roberts-plays-a-long-game.html

 

The Los Angeles Times -- Update added June 28

Prop. 8 Ruling Raises Fears about Effects on Other Initiatives

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-gay-marriage-initiatives-20130628,0,3117108.story

 

Professor of Law Courtney G. Joslin

Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek

Supreme Court Ruling Narrows Gay Couples’ Benefit Gap

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-26/supreme-court-ruling-narrows-gay-couples-benefit-gap.html

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-06-26/supreme-court-ruling-narrows-benefit-gap-for-gay-couples-taxes

 

Capital Public Radio’s “Insight”

SCOTUS Rulings on DOMA & Prop. 8

http://www.capradio.org/news/insight/2013/06/26/insight-062613/ (with audio)

 

Equality Radio

Live Coverage: SCOTUS decisions on Prop 8 and DOMA

http://equalityradio.net/scotus-decisions/#.UctNaJzgf6A (with audio)

 

KTXL Fox40 Morning News

Reaction to the Prop 8 Ruling

http://fox40.com/2013/06/26/reaction-to-the-prop-8-ruling/ (with video)

 

Orange County Register -- Update added June 27

Why DOMA Went Down

Orange County Register DOMA Reactions.pdf (622.87 kb)

 

St. Louis Post Dispatch -- Update added June 27

Many Applaud Gay Marriage Rulings, thought Direct Effect in Missouri and Illinois Will Be Limited

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/bells-ring-downtown-as-local-community-responds-to-supreme-court/article_7630497d-4f75-5006-9720-5f6946c6b5b2.html