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Redeeming the Dream The Case for Marriage Equality

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ISBN-10: 0670015962

ISBN-13: 9780670015962

Edition: 2014

Authors: David Boies, Theodore B. Olson

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The riveting inside story of the most important civil rights case in a generation—the defeat of Proposition 8 On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a pair of landmark decisions, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and eliminating California’s discriminatory Proposition 8, reinstating the freedom to marry for gays and lesbians in California. In Redeeming the Dream, David Boies and Theodore B. Olson—two of America’s foremost le­gal titans, who battled all the way to the Supreme Court in Bush v. Gore—tell, as allies and not foes, the fascinating story of Proposition 8. From its adoption by voters in 2008, to the federal legal challenge waged against it in a…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/17/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.32" long x 1.07" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

David Boies was born in Sycamore, Illinois on March 11, 1941. He received a B.S. from Northwestern University in 1964, an LL.B. from Yale University in 1966, and an LL.M. from New York University in 1967. He is a trial lawyer, who has litigated numerous cases including Westmoreland v. CBS, United States v. Microsoft, and Bush v. Gore. He is the author of several books including Courting Justice, Public Control of Business, and Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality.

Theodore B. Olson received a bachelor's degree from the University of the Pacific and a law degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1965. He is an appellate lawyer, who has argued 60 cases before the United States Supreme Court including Bush v. Gore and Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. He is the author of several books including Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality.