Same-Sex Marriage and the War on Our Courts
Legislative efforts to punish judges for their rulings on the issue are destructive to an essential institution.
Liz Seaton, an attorney, is deputy executive director of Justice at Stake, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to keep America's courts fair and impartial. Before joining JAS in 2012, she served as state policy director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights.
Seaton also is a former deputy director of programs at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy and a former general counsel and legal director of the Human Rights Campaign. Previously, she practiced law at Silber & Perlman in Takoma Park, Md., and with the Whitman-Walker Clinic in Washington, D.C., and served as board chair and first executive director of Equality Maryland. She sits on the board of the Transgender Law and Policy Institute.
Seaton is a graduate of American University's Washington College of Law and holds a master's degree in public policy and women's studies from George Washington University.