Kenji Yoshino is the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law. He taught at Yale Law School from 1998 to 2008, where he served as deputy dean and became the inaugural Guido Calabresi Professor of Law. His fields are constitutional law, anti-discrimination law, and law and literature. He has received several distinctions for his teaching, most recently the Podell Distinguished Teaching Award in 2014. Yoshino is the author of three books, most recently Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial (2015). He has published in major academic journals, including Harvard Law Review, Stanford Law Review, and Yale Law Journal. He has also written for more popular forums, including Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post. In 2015, he became a regular contributor to the New York Times Magazines podcast and column The Ethicists. In 2011, he was elected to the Harvard Board of Overseers.
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An excerpt from Kenji Yoshinos latest book, <em>Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial.</em>
Kenji Yoshino discusses his impressions of the April 28 oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges. I expect that the Court will rule that there is a constitutional right that protects same-sex couples right to marry.
Previously on Same-Sex Marriage Arguments at the Supreme Court
Kenji Yoshino, author of <em>Speak Now</em>, and Rachel Maddow examine same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court.
Kenji Yoshinos main areas of expertise are anti-discrimination and constitutional law, which converge in his most recent book <em>Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial</em> (Crown 2015).
The Supreme Court might well analyze state or federal restrictions on same-sex marriage under a rational-basis framework [ ] That begs the question of which kind of rational-basis analysis it will employ.
And why it fails.