Judicial Activism vs. Democracy: What are the National Implications of the Massachusetts Goodridge Decision and the Judicial Invalidation of Traditional Marriage Laws?
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on the Constitution
Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2004
Time: 10:00 AM

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Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights will hold a hearing, entitled "Judicial Activism vs. Democracy: What are the National Implications of the Massachusetts Goodridge Decision and the Judicial Invalidation of Traditional Marriage Laws?" on Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at

10 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Senator Cornyn will preside.

By order of the Chairman

Member Statements


  1. Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)
  2. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  3. Senator John Cornyn (R - TX)
  4. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Pastor Daniel de Leon, Sr
    Alianza de Ministerios Evangélicos Nacionales (AMEN)
    Pastor, Templo Calvario, General Presbyter, Assemblies of God
    Santa Ana , CA
  2. Mrs. Maggie Gallagher
    President
    Institute for Marriage and Public Policy
    New York , NY
  3. The Honorable Jon Bruning
    Attorney General of Nebraska
    Lincoln , NE
  4. Reverend Richard Richardson
    Assistant Pastor, St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church
    Director of Political Affairs, The Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston, President/CEO, Children's Services of Roxbury
    Boston , MA
  5. Mr Chuck Muth
    President
    Citizen Outreach
    Washington , DC
  6. Mr Hilary Shelton
    Director, Washington Bureau
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Washington , DC
  7. Professor Lea Brilmayer
    Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law
    Yale Law School
    New Haven , CT