The End of Prop 8 and DOMA: What Did SCOTUS Say? What Does It Mean?
What did the recent Supreme Court rulings on marriage equality actually say? What did we win and what didn’t we win? What do these historic victories mean for LGBT Americans and families?
A talk featuring Williams Institute Visiting Legal Director David Codell, as part of the Rainbow Symposium, in conjunction with Orange County Pride.
Saturday, August 10, 2013
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
402 W. 4th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
*Free event. No RSVP required.
David Codell serves as the Visiting Arnold D. Kassoy Senior Scholar of Law and Legal Director at the Williams Institute. His litigation has advanced groundbreaking legal theories in connection with constitutional scrutiny of discrimination based on sexual orientation, legal recognition of relationships of same-sex couples, and legal rights of LGBT youth. Codell also has extensive experience in drafting legislation addressing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Codell is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, where he was a Supreme Court Editor of the Harvard Law Review. Following law school, Codell served as a law clerk for Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and as a law clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States. In addition to his work with the Williams Institute, he maintains a private practice in Los Angeles.