The Supreme Court of the United States, in a 5-4 decision, ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act violated the 5th Amendment and was thus unconstitutional. With the Court’s ruling, same sex couples in the 13 states and the District of Columbia where same sex marriages are currently legal, will now be now entitled to certain benefits, to include health, social security and retirement. ART at Sodoma Law Attorney Nicole Sodoma was interviewed by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly to discuss this landmark ruling. For the article, click here: http://nclawyersweekly.com/2013/06/27/reaction-to-the-doma-decision/.
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