Other Decisions Decision 12-307 (26/06/2013)
Authority: Supreme Court (USA)
Subject: The Supreme Court stated the constitutional illegitimacy of Section 3 of the Defence of Marriage Act – DOMA, which limited the concept of marriage to legal unions between men and women, for the violation of the principle of equality
Parties: United States v. Windsor, Executor of the Estate of Spyer, et al.
Original language: English
Classification: Freedoms - Art. 9 Right to marry - Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination