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Supreme Court in 2013: Equal Justice Under Law?

Andrew Blotky writes about the significance of last week's Supreme Court decisions for all Americans.

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  • Andrew Blotky

Equal Justice Under Law. Those are the words carved in white Vermont marble on the west front of the U.S. Supreme Court building. But last week, the Supreme Court dispensed a version of justice that’s anything but equal for millions of Americans.

We of course have cause to celebrate the marriage equality rulings, and as an openly gay man, and a Californian born and raised in Los Angeles, last week’s Supreme Court decisions on marriage equality were personally meaningful to me, just as they were for so many others in California and across the country. It’s the result of a lot of hard work and courage on the part of many, much that I have personally witnessed, over the last several years.

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Andrew Blotky

Director, Legal Progress