TBA Law Blog

Posted by: on Jun 27, 2013

After the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday to nullify the federal Defense of Marriage Act, Nashville attorney Abby Rubenfeld is not waiting around to explore the possibilities in Tennessee. "I already have people lined up," Rubenfeld, former legal director for gay-rights group Lambda Legal Defense, told the Tennessean. “The important point is the decision today, the relief it gives people. But I think the reasoning of this decision is really, really clear: Mini-DOMAs in Tennessee and other states are all unconstitutional.”