same-sex marriage

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Professor Shannon Gilreath says President Trump can’t outlaw same-sex marriage

Professor Shannon Gilreath is quoted in the following story, “Same-sex marriages on the rise since Trump’s election,” by Evan Donovan that aired on WLOS News 13 in Asheville, North Carolina, on Jan. 26, 2017.

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Professors tell Winston-Salem Chronicle why they support recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings

Law professors support of recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings about the Affordable Care Act, fair housing, and marriage equality has been very high, according to an article written by The Chronicle of Winston-Salem.
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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), Professor Shannon Gilreath (’02) tell Asheville Citizen Times SCOTUS decision could become landmark case

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) and Professor Shannon Gilreath (’02) are quoted in the following article originally published by the Asheville Citizen Times here.

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The Charlotte Observer Q&A: Wake Forest Law dean on what same-sex marriage ruling means for N.C.

The Charlotte Observer’s Tim Funk spoke to Dean Suzanne Reynolds to clarify just what does Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling mean for North Carolina? Does the decision affect magistrates who may cite religious objections to refuse to marry same-sex couples? And will gays and lesbians who marry their partners enjoy the same benefits and rights as other married couples? Continue reading »

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) gives Charlotte Observer her take on SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), an expert in family law, tells The Charlotte Observer that if the U.S. Supreme Court leaves the legality of same-sex marriage up to the states, it will throw the Carolinas into “chaos.” Continue reading »

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) to discuss ‘The Road to Equality: Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina and the U.S.’ on Tuesday, Oct. 28

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77)  will present, “The Road to Equality: Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina and the United States,” at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event, which is sponsored by OUTLaw, is free and open to the public.

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) tells Time Warner Cable News federal authority is clear in same-sex marriage debate

GRAHAM — An elected official in Alamance County said a federal judge had no legal standing to overturn North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage. Ten days ago, U.S. District Court Judge Max Cogburn struck down North Carolina Amendment 1, passed by voters in 2012, but a law school dean says Cogburn was on firm legal ground. Continue reading »