The Rutgers Law Review and Rutgers School of Law-Newark present: SAME-SEX COUPLES AND “THE EXCLUSIVE COMMITMENT” Untangling the Issues and Consequences

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Friday, November 10, 2006
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, New Jersey

Morning: Process and Consequences of Same-Sex Unions

This panel will discuss the legal and economic impact of same-sex union recognition on tax, divorce, adoption, and other areas of law.

Dr. Saby Ghoshray, WorldCompliance Company
Professor Sally Goldfarb, Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Debra E. Guston, Esq., Guston & Guston LLP
Professor Marc Poirier, Seton Hall University School of Law
Professor Diana Sclar, Rutgers School of Law-Newark

Complimentary Lunch

Afternoon: Debating the Arguments — New Jersey’s Lewis v. Harris Decision

Professor Laura Appleman, Willamette University College of Law
David S. Buckel, Marriage Project Director, Lambda Legal
Michael Patrick Carroll, New Jersey Assemblyman
William Duncan, Marriage Law Foundation
Professor Amy Wax, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Cocktail Reception

This event is FREE and open to the public. For reservations, please contact Erin Cleary at (973) 353-3113 or

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