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Drake Law Profs Gain National Attention as Experts on Marriage Equality Case

After the Iowa Supreme Court overturned a ban on same-sex marriage and released its decision on Friday, April 3, Drake professors Mark Kende and Maura Strassberg were sought out by national media to comment about the decision. Read more about the case online.

Kende (pictured right), the James Madison chair in constitutional law and director of Drake's Constitutional Law Center, began commenting about the case on Thursday in a blog.

He was quoted in the following media outlets:

USA Today
Iowa Independent
The Des Moines Register (04/03/09)
The Des Moines Register (04/14/09)
The Des Moines Register (04/23/09)
Iowa Journal - IPTV (04/23/09)
New York Times (04/26/09)

Strassberg, professor of law, was quoted in the April 4 New York Times story, "Iowa Court Voids Gay Marriage Ban."
Date Posted: 4/6/2009
Last Modified: 4/27/2009 9:23:00 AM by Brian Fodrey