University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Same Sex Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional!
June 26, 2016
In an opinion issued June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court struck down the ban on same-sex marriage, nationwide.

Before the Court were four consolidated same-sex marriage cases: bergefell v. Hodges (out of Ohio), Tanco v. Haslam (Tennessee), DeBoer v. Snyder (Michigan), and Bourke v. Beshear (Kentucky). In each of these cases, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals had rejected the plaintiffs' arguments that the Constitution requires same-sex marriage equality. Lots of background on the cases, and the rest of the Clearinghouse's large collection of same-sex marriage cases, available here.

Relevant case(s) include:

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