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‘Republic’ quotes Bender on gay-marriage ruling
An article in the Aug. 5 edition of
The Arizona Republic
, “California gay-marriage ruling could upend Arizona ban,” included comments from Professor and Dean Emeritus
Reporter Casey Newton wrote about Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage. The ban in California and in other states, including Arizona, eventually could be upheld by the U.S .Supreme Court, Newton reported.
“That holding would probably strike down gay-marriage bans in every state,” Bender said.
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Bender teaches courses on U.S. and Arizona constitutional law. He has written extensively about constitutional law, intellectual property and Indian law, and is coauthor of the two-volume casebook/treatise, Political and Civil Rights in the United States. Bender has argued more than 20 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and actively participates in constitutional litigation in federal and state courts.