Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Tait on Obergefell and the Return of Coverture

In commentary posted on the First Impressions blog of the Michigan Law Review and as an SSRN paper, Allison Anna Tait, University of Richmond School of Law, argues that Justice Kennedy’s opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges signals The Return of CovertureObergefell signals a new life for coverture values,” she writes. “As the French might say, coverture is dead; long live coverture.”