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What To Expect at Today’s Perry Trial: Some History Nerds Talking About the Past

Nothing like a couple of Harvard and Yale academics to show Judge Vaugnn Walker how the gays have been discriminated, like, for-evs.

Harvard history prof Nancy Cott (pictured) will resume the stand to chat about how marriage is not a universal term around the world, and that in the United States, while Yale’s George Chauncey, also a history professor, will wax on about long-term bias against The Gs.

The defense’s attorney, Charles Cooper, showed yesterday that he’s not always going to take the opportunity to cross-examine the plaintiff’s witnesses, but we have a feeling he’ll go after these two and what’s clearly their distorted representation of this sacred institution.