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  • 1.U.S. v. Windsor
    At challenge is the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the section that defines the term "marriage," for all federal purposes, as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife," and thus requires the federal government to disregard marriages of same-sex couples.
    Amicus Brief (March 2013)
  • 2.Coble v. Texas
    A case on the reliability of expert testimony (on risk of “future dangerousness”) in a death penalty case.
    Amicus Brief (May 2011)
  • 3.Rivera v. Illinois, 2-09-1060
    APA described research on false confessions and factors that lead to them, such as length of interrogation, mental illness, and low IQ.
    Amicus Brief (July 2010)
  • 4.People v. Thomas
    At issue in the appeal is whether the State of New York should allow expert testimony on the body of research addressing risk factors for false confessions.
    Amicus Brief (November 2013)
  • 5.Kitchen v. Herbert and Bishop v. Smith
    Involves a federal challenge to Utah and Oklahoma’s laws prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying and recognition of the legal marriage of same-sex couples who married in other states.
    Amicus Brief (March 2014)
  • 6.Warney v. New York, CA 08 02261
    This case involves Douglas Warney, a man with mental retardation and AIDS-related dementia who was convicted of murder based solely on a false confession.
    Amicus Brief (July 2010)
  • 7.Brown (formerly Schwarzenegger) v. Plata et al
    Class action cases by mentally and physically ill California prisoners challenging imprisonment conditions due to overcrowding, including lack of adequate mental health services.
    Amicus Brief (November 2010)
  • 8.Perry v. Schwarzenegger
    Challenge to Proposition 8 (California Marriage Protection Act).
    Amicus Brief (October 2010)
  • 9.Hollingsworth v. Perry
    Addresses a challenge to Proposition 8 (or the California Marriage Protection Act) that says “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.”
    Amicus Brief (February 2013)
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Results 19 of 9 for "Amicus Brief"X related to "Priorities for the year ahead"