Lambda Legal's Legal Director Jon W. Davidson and Susan Sommer, Director of Constitutional Litigation, provide an in-depth look at how the Perry (Prop 8) and Windsor (DOMA) Supreme Court victories will impact laws and lives around the country.
The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a request by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to review a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that maintains family health coverage for lesbian and gay State employees.
A day after the Supreme Court's historic decision to strike down Section 3 of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal announced its plan to file a motion for summary judgment in New Jersey Superior Court on behalf of Garden State Equality and six same-sex couples.
From Deputy Legal Director Hayley Gorenberg:
Lambda Legal and 10 other national LGBT advocacy organizations jointly issued a series of factsheets to provide guidance to same-sex couples and their families as they navigate accessing federal rights, benefits, and protections.