University of Pittsburgh

Professor Infanti to Discuss Implications of ACLU Lawsuit on WESA

Publish Date/Time: 
July 10, 2013

WESA 90.5 Radio’s locally produced public affairs program Essential Pittsburgh will feature commentary at noon and 8 p.m. today from Anthony C. Infanti, associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Law.

Appearing with American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Staff Attorney Molly Tack-Hooper, Infanti will discuss the federal lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Pennsylvania on behalf of 23 LGBTQ Pennsylvanians who wish to marry in the state or want Pennsylvania to recognize their out-of-state marriages. Essential Pittsburgh host Paul Guggenheimer will discuss the lawsuit with Infanti and explore what it might mean for Pennsylvania, as well as other states.

Tune in to 90.5 FM or listen online at

Infanti is the author of Everyday Law for Gays and Lesbians (and Those Who Care About Them) (Paradigm Publishers, 2007), which includes a chapter titled “Marriage and Its Alternatives” that provides discussions about the Defense of Marriage Act, state and U.S. Supreme Court rulings, and constitutional law.

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