AFJ’s Conversation with Jeffrey Toobin took place on Dec. 6, 2012 — the night before the U.S. Supreme Court decided to hear cases concerning the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8. In this excerpt, the panelists discuss those cases and how the Court might rule.

Nan Aron, president, Alliance for Justice
Jeffrey Toobin, author “The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court”
Emily Bazelon, senior editor, “Slate”
Prof. Kenji Yoshino, New York University School of Law