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The Supreme Court’s Examination of Standing in United States v. Windsor[1] The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent invalidation of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) overshadowed a fascinating procedural law holding. Typically, when a citizen questions the constitutionality of an act of Congress, the U.S. Government—through the Justice Department—defends the law.  In Windsor, however, the Justice Department notified Congress that it would no longer defend DOMA, although it would continue to enforce it.  Instead, the Bipartisan Legal Advisory ...