Dale Carpenter

Professor of Law, University of Minnesota

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Professor of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law at the University of Minnesota Law School

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A judge in Massachusetts has set off a new round of debate over gay marriage.

Massachusetts Gay Marriage Ruling Could Have Repercussions

A judge in Massachusetts has set off a new round of debate over gay marriage.

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In a federal court in San Francisco opening arguments began today in a  challenge  to California's  Proposition 8 , passed last year to make same-sex marriage illegal.

Proposition 8 Trial Gets Underway

In a federal court in San Francisco opening arguments began today in a challenge to California's Proposition 8 , passed last year to make same-sex marriage illegal.

from To the Point

In California last week, voters overturned a  state Supreme Court ruling  that same-sex marriage was a constitutional right.

A Political Awakening as Gay-Marriage Advocates Take to the Streets?

In California last week, voters overturned a state Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriage was a constitutional right.

from To the Point

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