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New Jersey Abandons Appeal of Marriage Case 10/21/2013

(New York, October 21, 2013) – The State of New Jersey announced this morning that it is abandoning the State’s appeal of the decision issued by the New Jersey Superior Court that same-sex couples in New Jersey must be allowed to marry. Marriages began at 12:01 a.m. this morning.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
New Jersey Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Lambda Legal's Case Seeking Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples 12/07/2004

 (Trenton, December 7, 2004) – This morning, a state appeals court heard arguments in Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage for same-sex couples in New Jersey. It’s not clear when the appeals court will issue its ruling in the case, which can then be appealed to the New Jersey Supreme Court.

New Jersey Appeals Court Rules 2-1 Against Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples, Moving Lambda Legal's Case to State Supreme Court for Final Ruling 06/14/2005

(Trenton, June 14, 2005) – A New Jersey appeals court issued a 2-1 ruling today in favor of the state in Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples. The ruling clears the way for the case to move to the New Jersey Supreme Court for a final ruling.

New Jersey Civil Union Bill Passes Through Another Legislative Committee Despite Growing Public Support for Marriage 12/11/2006

(Trenton, New Jersey, December 11, 2006) — At the conclusion of the New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today on Senate Bill S2407, a civil union bill, the members voted to send the measure to the full Senate for a floor vote.

New Jersey Civil Union Bill Passes Through Legislative Committee: Lambda Legal Calls Civil Unions Discriminatory 12/07/2006

(Trenton, New Jersey, December 7, 2006) — At the conclusion of the New Jersey Assembly Judiciary Committee hearing today on Assembly Bill A3787, a civil union bill, the members voted to send the measure to the full Assembly for a floor vote.

New Jersey Legislature Passes Civil Union Bill: Lambda Legal Says Fight for Marriage Will Continue 12/14/2006

(Trenton, New Jersey, December 14, 2006) — After both the New Jersey Assembly and Senate voted to pass a civil union bill, Lambda Legal says same-sex couples are better off but not equal.Statement from David Buckel, Marriage Project Director at Lambda Legal and lead attorney on the Lewis v. Harris marriage lawsuit:

New Jersey Premiere of Family Fundamentals Documentary Set 06/06/2002

(NEW YORK, June 6, 2002) - The New Jersey premiere of a documentary exploring the lives of families in which the parents are actively anti-gay in spite of having gay children themselves will also serve as a benefit for Lambda Legal, Lambda said Wednesday.

Adoption and Parenting
New Jersey Senate Passes Marriage Equality Bill: Lambda Legal Urges Assembly to Follow 02/13/2012

(Trenton, February 13, 2012) -- Today after the New Jersey Senate voted to pass the marriage equality bill, Lambda Legal urged the Assembly to follow their lead and vote in favor of marriage equality in New Jersey.  

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
New Jersey State Court To Hear Oral Arguments Friday, June 27, in Lambda Legal's Case Seeking Full Marriage Rights for Same-Sex Couples 06/19/2003

(Trenton, New Jersey - Wednesday, June 18, 2003) A New Jersey state judge will hear oral arguments Friday, June 27, in a historic lawsuit seeking full marriage rights for same-sex couples, according to Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund, which represents the seven New Jersey couples seeking marriage licenses.

New Jersey Superior Court Hears Argument in Major Post-DOMA Courtroom Showdown on Marriage 08/15/2013

(Trenton, August 15, 2013) — Today, in one of the first major courtroom tests since the demise of Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Lambda Legal presented oral argument on a motion for summary judgment before the New Jersey Superior Court in a case seeking marriage equality on behalf of Garden State Equality, New Jersey's statewide LGBT advocacy organization, and six same-sex couples who seek the freedom to marry, as well as their children.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships

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