Inside the Supreme Court’s First Day of Marriage Equality Hearings

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I got to the Supreme Court to hear arguments for and against marriage equality early Tuesday morning, but the crowds were already everywhere—outside as well as in various lines snaking throughout the court. Bag and coat safely in a locker, I made my way into the gallery. The court was packed as the clerk shouted […]

The Supremes and Same-Sex Marriage: Day 2

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Lawyer, author and long-time feminist activist Brenda Feigen was at the Supreme Court yesterday and today to watch and hear the Proposition 8 and DOMA case arguments. Here’s her report on the DOMA hearing: As I got close to the U.S. Supreme Court on my way to the DOMA hearing today, I was greeted with […]

The Supremes and Same-Sex Marriage: Day 1

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Lawyer, author and long-time feminist activist Brenda Feigen was at the Supreme Court today to watch and hear the Proposition 8 case arguments. Here’s her report: My feelings are full and complex after today’s Proposition 8 hearing at the U.S. Supreme Court. Since the hearing on Hollingsworth v. Perry started with Chief Justice John Roberts […]