March 27, 2013 The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which denies federal recognition and benefits for same-sex couples. The case involves a woman charged a hefty estate tax when her spouse died, which she would not have owed if her spouse had been a man.
March 26, 2013 At oral arguments on the constitutionality of California's law banning same-sex marriage, the justices parried over the history of the institution of marriage. They also debated an essential question: Should the case be in the Supreme Court at all?
March 26, 2013 WBURJohnson & Johnson, Starbucks and Citigroup are among 278 employers asking the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. They say the 1996 law barring federal recognition of same-sex marriages costs them time and money and hurts their ability to create an inclusive work environment.
March 26, 2013 Five key areas of discussion in Tuesday's Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in the state.
March 26, 2013 A photo gallery of events surrounding arguments on California's Proposition 8 at the Supreme Court.
March 26, 2013 The justices on Tuesday hear a case that stems from a constitutional challenge to the California ban on same-sex marriage that was enacted by voter initiative in 2008. And on Wednesday, the court hears a challenge to the federal law that bars the U.S. government from recognizing gay marriages.