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Nevada Revises Foster Care Regulations to Remove Automatic Exclusion of People Living with HIV 07/31/2014

(Las Vegas, NV - July 31, 2014) - In response to an appeal from Lambda Legal, the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services has revised its regulations concerning licensing prospective foster parents to remove a requirement that foster parents be free of a list of communicable diseases that included HIV.

HIV | Youth in Out-of-Home Care
New Directors to Head Lambda Legal Regional Offices in Los Angeles and Atlanta 05/09/2008

(New York, May 9, 2008) — Lambda Legal has hired new regional directors to lead its Western and Southern Regional offices.

New England Mutual Must Pay Disability Benefits to Policyholder with HIV 03/30/1999

(NEW YORK, March 30, 1999) -- New York's highest court Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling against a major insurance company that sought to circumvent state law and avoid paying benefits to a policyholder disabled by AIDS. Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, which worked closely with the policyholder's attorney, Mark Scherzer, applauded the decision.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
New Filing in Prop 8 Legal Challenge 01/06/2009

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, Relationships and Family Protections
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: