The Social Evolution of Marriage:
What’s Next for Same Sex Marriage in New York?


March 8, 2011


Program Agenda

Registration                                                                                             5:30 - 6:00 p.m.



 Moderator of Program

Professor Lewis Silverman, Touro Law Center



Same Sex Marriage: Some Historical Content                                6:00 – 6:45 p.m.

Professor Ariela Dubler

Columbia Law School                                                                       



History of Litigation over Marriage Rights for Same Sex                6:45 - 7:15 p.m.

Couples in New York                                                                        

Susan Sommer, Esq.



Break                                                                                                        7:15 – 7:25 p.m.




Rights of New York State Same Sex Couples Who                         7:25 – 8:05 p.m.

Have Legally Married in Another Jurisdiction or

Registered as Domestic Partners                                                   

Ralph Randazzo, Esq.




Legislative Attempts to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage                      8:05 – 8:45 p.m.

in New York                                                                                      

Joseph Milizio, Esq.