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Developments at OGE: Same-Sex Marriage and Ethics Rules

Developments at OGE: On August 19, 2013, the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) issued a new legal advisory discussing the effects of the Supreme Court's recent decision in United States v. Windsor on federal ethics rules. In Windsor, which was previously analyzed in this blog, the Court struck down the provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act which had set the default definition of "marriage" as excluding same-sex marriages.

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