Tonight: Qwertz on Gay Marriage & the Spousal Privileges at Philosophy in Action

Tonight, philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh will interview me about "Gay Marriage and Spousal Privilege" on her live internet radio show, Philosophy in Action. This is the subject on which I wrote an unpublished Law Review comment many moons ago. It wasn't a particularly relevant topic back then, but a recent Supreme Court decision striking down §3 of the Defense of Marriage Act makes it vastly more likely that the federal courts will have to grapple with the issue eventually. I've put the whole comment on SSRN for those who are interested.

This episode of internet radio airs at 6 pm PT / 7 MT / 8 CT / 9 ET on Wednesday, 7 August 2013, in Philosophy in Action's live studio. If you miss that live broadcast, you can listen to the podcast later.

Here's a bit more about the show:

As the cause of gay marriage gains ever-more traction, many have wondered whether marriage really matters. Qwertz argues that it does. He will discuss the legal status and importance of of gay marriage, including the recent Supreme Court cases, as well as the history and limits of spousal privilege.

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Tom G Varik