Lambda Legal's Law and Policy Project Director, Jennifer C. Pizer, was in the courtroom today as the justices heard arguments in the challenge to California's Prop 8, which revoked same-sex couples' freedom to marry.
On the tenth anniversary of Lambda Legal's historic victory in Lawrence v. Texas, we invite some of the key players to discuss the case and its impact on the marriage cases currently before the Supreme Court.
Listen in as Lambda Legal experts and former staffers discuss the importance of Lawrence v. Texas on the 10th anniversary of the Supreme Court's historic decision, and its impact on the marriage cases currently before the Court.
Lambda Legal and GLAD submitted a friend-of-the court brief today arguing that Prop 8—which revoked same-sex couples’ freedom to marry in California—violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
For the first time in history, the Court will be hearing two gay rights cases in one term, focusing public attention on the right of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals to equality under the law and of same-sex couples to have their relationships treated equally by the federal government and, at least, by the State of California.
The Court has now decided to hear one of the challenges to the provision of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) barring federal recognition of same-sex couples’ marriages and also to hear the challenge to California’s Proposition 8. What does it mean?