DOMA: Not Dead Yet

As noted in an earlier Amicus post, a key reason given by Attorney General Eric Holder for why the Justice Department will NOT defend DOMA in court is that the administration believes that gays and lesbians should be subject to “some level of heightened...

Justice Department Will Not Fully Defend DOMA

Contrary to the suggestion of one Amicus author, the Justice Department today announced that it will stop defending parts of the Defense of Marriage Act in federal court.   The Justice Department indicates in its memo, that while it felt able to defend the law against...