Case opinion for us supreme court united states v windsor, executor of the estate of spyer, et al read the court's full decision on findlaw.
Following is the case brief for united states v windsor, united states supreme court, (2013) case summary of united states v windsor windsor and spyer were legally married and moved to. See brief for the petitioner on merits at 27, see also brief for windsor on merits at 22 third, sexual orientation is a discernible characteristic that distinguishes gay and lesbian people.
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Summary of united states v windsor decision in united states v windsor, the supreme court held section 3 of the defense of marriage act (doma) unconstitutional because it violated.
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