TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Sep 27, 2013

The University of Tennessee College of Law recently hosted Abby Rubenfeld, a marriage equality advocate and Nashville-based lawyer, to discuss the Supreme Court’s June ruling declaring the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. Rubenfeld said she is working on a plan to attack Tennessee's DOMA through two separate lawsuits involving couples who married outside of the state and returned home to find that their marriage would not be recognized. "I believe in our legal system," she said. "I want to help make it work right." The UT Daily Beacon has more.