Elizabeth Wydra, the chief counsel for the Constitutional Accountability Center, gives Bill her predictions for DOMA and Prop 8. Wydra says, “i think DOMA is going down, and it couldn’t happen to a better statute.” However, she thinks that Prop 8 is more difficult to predict because of the “hemming and hawing” the Justices are doing to avoid the case. Wydra stresses the fact that the biggest job for Supreme Court Justices is “to apply the constitution.”
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CAC Civil Rights Director David Gans discusses the week's marriage equality cases at the U.S. Supreme Court with Frank Knapp on U Need To Know radio.
CAC Chief Counsel Elizabeth Wydra joined Bill Press to discuss the argument in the U.S. Supreme Court over the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8.
CAC Chief Counsel Elizabeth Wydra joined Tim Farley to discuss the marriage equality arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Experts say it'll be hard for the Court to ignore a huge shift in public opinion. Twenty years ago, most of the country opposed same-sex marriage. "The fact that the majority of Americans support marriage for gay and lesbian couples is something that is going to be in the back of justices minds," said Elizabeth Wydra, of the Constitutional Accountability Center.
CAC Chief Counsel Elizabeth Wydra joined Frank Knapp on U Need To Know radio to discuss the marriage equality cases being argued at the U.S. Supreme Court.
CAC's David Gans joined HuffPost Live, hosted by Mike Sacks, to discuss the principle of 'one person, one vote.'
CAC Civil Rights Director David Gans discussed the arguments in the Arizona voting rights case at the Supreme Court with Kim Johnson at KAWC-FM in Yuma, AZ.
Doug Kendall, president of the Constitutional Accountability Center, notes how challenging it has become for lawmakers to find common ground. "It's very difficult to get anything done, much less a law that overturns a ruling -- particularly an ideologically divided ruling by the Supreme Court," Kendall said. "That's tough sledding."
David Gans joins Counterpoint to discuss the many important issues involved in the challenge to the 1965 Voting Rights Act recently heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.