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New York State's High Court Upholds Exclusion of Same-Sex Couples from Marriage 07/06/2006

(New York, July 6, 2006) — The New York Court of Appeals (the state’s highest court) issued a ruling upholding the state’s exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.In the prevailing opinion, Judge Robert S. Smith nonetheless wrote, “We express our hope that the participants in the controversy over same-sex marriage will address their arguments to the Legislature.”

New York Supreme Court of Nassau County Heard Oral Arguments Today in Lambda Legal Case Seeking Spousal Benefits for Same-Sex Couple Married in Canada 05/04/2006

New York Tax Dep't Says New York Same-Sex Couples Who Married Out of State Cannot File State Taxes Jointly 04/04/2006

Newark Lesbian Couple and Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund Statements on Teenager Murdered Because She Was a Lesbian 05/13/2003

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
NEWS CONFERENCE ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17: NY, National HIV Names Reporting Must Address Community Concerns 03/16/1999

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
NEWS CONFERENCE: THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2 P.M. PST: Gay Teacher Wins Agreement That Bakersfield School Won't Discriminate 03/18/1999

Youth and Schools
Ninth Circuit Dismisses Appeal of District Court Ruling for Lambda Legal Client Karen Golinski 07/23/2013

San Francisco (July 23, 2013) -- Citing the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down Section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today dismissed the appeal of the U.S. District Court ruling in Golinski v. U.S.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Ninth Circuit Hears Oral Arguments in Motion to Vacate Ruling That Prop 8 Is Unconstitutional 12/08/2011

(San Francisco, December 8, 2011) -- The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today heard oral arguments in the effort by the proponents of Proposition 8 to vacate the historic August 2010 ruling by now-retired U.S. District Court Chief Judge Vaughn Walker finding the discriminatory 2008 proposition unconstitutional.

Ninth Circuit Lifts Stay and Marriage Returns to California 06/28/2013

(San Francisco, June 30, 2013) – The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today lifted the stay on its ruling declaring the discriminatory Proposition 8 unconstitutional, clearing the way for same-sex couples to begin marrying in California.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Ninth Circuit Rules Sexual Orientation Discrimination Requires Careful Scrutiny By Courts 01/21/2014

(Los Angeles, January 21, 2014) – The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today overturned a lower court ruling because the trial judge erred in allowing one litigant to use a peremptory challenge (a challenge to a juror not based on demonstrated cause) to remove a juror because of the juror’s sexual orientation.

Fair Courts Project