Those looking to build a law review topic out of today's California Supreme Court decision in In re Marriage Cases (No. S147999, Cal. May 15, 2008) [PDF; 172 pages] (News release [PDF; 7 pages]) might want to explore these research leads:
Same-Sex Marriage: A Selective Bibliography of the Legal Literature, by Paul Axel-Lute
Sexual Orientation and the Law: A Research Bibliography, from the Standing Committee on Lesbian and Gay Issues, a special division of the American Association of Law Libraries' Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section. (See especially the section on couples) This bibliography is also available in print. The Zief Library's copy is at: KF 4754.5 .A1 S494 2006 Law Reference.
Searches for books —
A quick keyword search to find some useful books in your library would look something like this:
"same-sex marriage" and law (This link will run a search for scholarly books on same-sex marriage in the Zief Library stacks.)
You can also search for books worldwide via WorldCat. Try this search:
Or, you can use Google Book Search to search inside the book. Try this search: