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The Bar Association of San Francisco Joins Two Amici Briefs


March1, 2013 – San Francisco – BASF has joined amicus briefs in the Hollingsworth v. Perry (Proposition 8) and United States v. Windsor (Defense of Marriage Act) cases now before the United States Supreme Court. 

Both briefs argue that classifications based on sexual orientation should be subject to heightened scrutiny under an Equal Protection Clause analysis. 

The hearing in the Perry case is scheduled for March 26. 

The hearing in the  Windsor  case is scheduled for March 27.