Author Archives: Megan McKisson

Megan McKisson

About Megan McKisson

Megan McKisson is a Law Clerk at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP and a second-year law student at the University of Illinois, where she is a teaching assistant for Legal Writing & Analysis courses. Ms. McKisson completed her undergraduate degree at Texas A&M University. Before attending law school, she worked for Judge Richard W. B. Davis, Senator Jane Nelson, and President George H. W. Bush.

Supreme Court Finds Fundamental Right to Same-Sex Marriage

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court released Obergefell v. Hodges, a landmark decision requiring all states to allow same-sex couples to marry. The decision was released on the second anniversary of United States v. Windsor, which struck down provisions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act that defined “marriage” as an exclusively heterosexual union. […]