The Politicization of Justice
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM
2/28/2013 5:00:00 PM2/28/2013 5:00:00 PMAmerica/Los_AngelesMarsha Ternus
The Politicization of Justice At Elmhurst College, Frick Center, Founders Lounge190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126Website: http://elmhurstcollegelectures.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=534917FalseMM/DD/YYYY
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The first woman to preside over the Iowa Supreme Court, Marsha Ternus joined her six colleagues in a unanimous ruling in 2009 striking down an Iowa statute banning same- sex marriage. The ruling cost Justice Ternus and two of her colleagues their jobs, and embroiled the court in a political struggle that continued through the 2012 election and beyond.