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Scott Graham writes for The Recorder, an American Lawyer affiliate.

Attorneys for both Abbott Labs and GlaxoSmithKline filed new briefs to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Wednesday on whether gays and lesbians can be excluded from juries via peremptory challenge.

Abbott's team from Munger, Tolles & Olson argue, as expected, that the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act did not confer any special protections on gays and lesbians more generally. They even quote Judge Stephen Reinhardt, one of the court's influential liberal voices, to make their point.

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