Hofstra Law Review


The article discusses equal protection jurisprudence in America in relation to the U.S. Supreme Court's (USSC's) ruling in the 2013 marriage equality case United States v. Windsor. The views of USSC Justice Anthony Kennedy are mentioned, along with an unconstitutional animus legal doctrine and a heightened rational basis standard of review. The U.S. Constitution's Equal Protection Clause is addressed in relation to the nation's discrimination laws.



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