Harvard Prof. To Argue That High Court Can't Review DOMA

Law360, New York (December 11, 2012, 6:17 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday recruited a Harvard Law School professor to weigh in on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, asking the attorney as amicus curiae to argue that the high court lacks jurisdiction to decide the same-sex benefits case.

Constitutional scholar Vicki C. Jackson, who serves as the Thurgood Marshall professor of constitutional law at Harvard, was selected to serve as amicus curiae in the closely watched Supreme Court appeal, having been invited to argue that the high court lacks authority...
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