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“Death of DOMA: Implications for Arizona?” Panel on August 28
Dean Emerita Toni Massaro and Professor Emerita Barbara Atwood will speak on a panel with attorney Steven Phillips about the Supreme Court decisions in United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m., Ares Auditorium. The panel will focus on the legal implications for these cases for attorneys and same-sex couples in Arizona. The panel is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served. Up to 1.25 hours of CLE credit will be available. The program will be conduct in a Q and A format.
Professor Atwood, a family law scholar, and Dean Massaro, a noted constitutional law teacher and scholar, co-authored an opinion piece, Gay Marriage: Let’s Talk, published in the Arizona Republic in March and have frequently commented on these cases.
Attorney Steven Phillips, an alumnus of Arizona Law, is a Tucson attorney specializing in business and estate planning transactions and estate administration. A longtime Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, he is a frequent contributor and participant in programs of the State Bar of Arizona and the Tucson Tax Study Group, which he co-founded.
The program is being cosponsored by the University of Arizona Institute for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies.