May 27, 2014 – Professor Adam Winkler recently commented on judges turning same-sex marriage rulings into a competition in a MSNBC article. The article discusses how judges are now competing to write the most momentous ruling striking down bans on same-sex marriages.
“The real reason for these flourishes, I believe, is that judges in the marriage cases know they are writing for history. There’s a long tradition of judges taking a different tone when they expect their opinions to be historically significant,” says Professor Winkler.
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His comments on the topic were also featured in an Associated Press article.