Quote of the Day - If everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
This week's Coast to Coast, hosted with my co-host Robert Ambrogi takes on the Solomon Amendment and arguments before the Supreme Court in Rumsfeld v. FAIR which may impact law schools across the country. You can hear a portion of the actual argument from the Solicitor General, Paul Clement, arguing for the Justice Department and reaction from our special guest, Attorney Lara Schwartz, chief legislative counsel for the Human Rights Campaign
Attorney Lara Schwartz is Chief Legislative Counsel for the HRC, who joined as senior counsel in 2002. She's a graduate of Harvard Law School and Brown University, and admitted to the bars of Maryland and Washington, D.C. She advocates against discriminatory constitutional amendments such as the “Federal Marriage Amendment.” She promotes legislation on tax, benefits and other issues that affect the everyday lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their families, as well as legislation to prevent bias motivated violence. Attorney Schwartz works on matters affecting the judiciary, including judicial nominations and opposition to measures that threaten judicial independence.
The issue pits a broad group of law professors against the federal government. Click on the podcast icon below or download directly from the Legal Talk Network.