Edith windsor and thea spyer married in toronto in 2007 where same-sex marriages were legal at the time of spyer’s death, the state of new york recognized the couple’s marriage. Disclosure: kevin russell of the law firm goldstein & russell, pc, whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, was among the counsel on an amicus brief filed. A summary and case brief of united states v windsor, including the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, key terms, and concurrences and dissents.
United states v windsor, executor of the estate of spyer, et al certiorari to the united states court of appeals for the second circuit no 12–307.
United states v windsor, 570 us 744 (2013) (docket no 12-307), is a landmark civil rights case in which the united states supreme court held that restricting.
The expanding power of us v windsor explained that the reasoning of united states v windsor — in which the supreme court gutted doma.
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. The 2013 supreme court case of united states v windsor involved two women, new york residents edith windsor and thea spyer.
United states v windsor media oral argument - march 27, 2013 opinion announcement - june 26, 2013 (part 2) opinion announcement - june 26, 2013 (part 1) opinions. Windsor v united states the supreme court invalidated part of the federal defense of marriage act what does that tell us about challenges to state laws that ban same-sex marriage. The state of new york recognizes the marriage of new york residents edith windsor and thea spyer, who wed in ontario, canada, in 2007 when spyer died in 2009, she left her entire estate to.
On june 26, 2013, the us supreme court ruled that section three of the so-called defense of marriage act (doma) is unconstitutional and that the federal government cannot discriminate.