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United States v. Windsor – Does DOMA violation the Equal Protection Component of the 5th Amendment or Federalism Principles?

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Constitutional Law
Question Presented Whether Section 3 of DOMA violates the Fifth Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection of the laws as applied to persons of the same sex who are legally married under the laws of their State.
Lower Court's Decision Yes

Outcome - Affirm

This case was decided on 26 June, 2013.

Roberts
Robertsremand
Scalia
Scaliaremand
Kennedy
Kennedyaffirm
Thomas
Thomasremand
Ginsburg
Ginsburgaffirm
Breyer
Breyeraffirm
Alito
Alitoremand
Sotomayor
Sotomayoraffirm
Kagan
Kaganaffirm