Application to File Amici Curiae Brief in Support of Respondents and [Proposed] Amici Curiae Brief of Amici Concerned with Women's Rights

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Case: In re Marriage Cases

Friday, January 6, 2006
| Court of Appeal of the State of California, First Appellate District, Division 3

The brief shows that allowing or forbidding marriage based on the respective sexes of the spouses is blatantly unconstitutional sex discrimination. The brief further shows that sex discrimination has no place in California’s law governing marriage and families, as this state long ago abandoned the notion that spousal rights and duties are set by gender stereotypes.

This brief was filed by California Women's Law Center, Legal Momentum, and Irell & Manella LLP.