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Proposition 8 and DOMA at the Supreme Court

A Talk by Matt Coles


Date/Time :3/13/2013 12:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Location :UCLA School of Law
Organizer :Catherine Mayorkas
Cost :Please join the UCLA School of Law’s David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy for the eighth program of its 2012-13 speaker series.
Description :

Please join the UCLA School of Law’s David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy for the eighth program of its 2012-13 speaker series. 

 
“Proposition 8 and DOMA at the Supreme Court”
 
A Talk by Matt Coles
Deputy National Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
12:20 - 1:40 p.m.
[Lunch served]
Room 1314, UCLA School of Law
 
Please RSVP HERE by Monday, March 11
 

Matt Coles is the Deputy National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union. From 1995 until 2010, he was the Director of the ACLU’s LGBT Project. Matt was counsel in Romer v. Evans, which resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down Colorado’s ban on laws protecting LGB people from discrimination, and counsel for amicii in Lawrence v. Texas, which resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down laws against same-sex intimacy. He has argued cases challenging the ban on LGBT people in the military and bans on adoption by gay people and he has tried discrimination cases. Mr. Coles was the primary drafter of California’s law banning sexual orientation discrimination and he wrote the nation’s first domestic partnership law. He is the author of Try This at Home, a do-it-yourself guide to passing LGBT discrimination laws.

 
This program is cosponsored by The Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law.
 
The 2012-13 David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy Speaker Series is made possible by the generous support of the Margaret Levy Fund.
 

For more information, please contact Catherine Mayorkas, Director of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, at (310) 206-9155 / mayorkas@law.ucla.edu.

 
 
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