DOMA Arguments Get Double Time In Front Of Supreme Court

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 7:25 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allotted 1 hour and 50 minutes of time for arguments in a case challenging the Defense of Marriage Act's restrictions on same-sex couples, nearly double the amount of time the high court usually allows.

The High Court set aside 50 minutes to address jurisdictional issues over whether it lacks authority to decide the case and if the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives lacks standing to defend the law. The remaining time will be devoted to...
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