By Mike Schutt

Michael “Mike” P. Schutt is Associate Professor of Law at Regent University and Director of the Institute for Christian Legal Studies (ICLS). ICLS seeks to encourage Christian law students, professors, and lawyers to seek and study biblical truth as it relates to law and legal institutions. He also serves with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as the national coordinator of its Law School Ministry and is the author of "Redeeming Law: Christian Calling and the Legal Profession." He and his wife, Lisa, have three children and make their home in Mount Pleasant, Texas.

The Illegal Trouble with Obergefell


On June 26, 2015, a five-judge majority of the United States Supreme Court redefined marriage in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. This was not a surprise to most culture- and court-watchers, but the legal reasoning justifying the Court’s opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, was far less legal and far less reasonable than most…