Case Briefs- Social Change

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Unformatted text preview: In the Matter of Estate of Marshall G. Gardiner (intent of legislature) Rule: Voided marriage of a man and trans- woman, holding that the latter was a male under Kansas law, and the state’s prohibition on same- sex marriage thus precluded the legal validity of the marriage. The fundamental rule of statutory construction is that the intent of the legislature governs. Tarasoff v. Regents of University of California (changing standards goes other way around) .Synopsis of Rule of Law. A defendant owes a duty of c...
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This document was uploaded on 03/06/2014 for the course POLISCI 122 at Stanford.

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