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Federal Judge Says Lawsuit Seeking to Strike Down Oklahomas Antigay Adoption Law Can Proceed 12/08/2004

(Oklahoma City, December 8, 2004) – In an order made public late yesterday, a federal judge gave the green light to Lambda Legal’s lawsuit that seeks to strike down Oklahoma’s antigay adoption law.

Federal Judge Rules U.S. Agency Has Waived Right to Appeal Order Requiring Health Insurance for Wife of 9th Circuit Employee and Lambda Legal Client 12/22/2009

(San Francisco, December 22, 2009) — Chief Judge of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Alex Kozinski today issued an order confirming that the U.S.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Federal Judge Orders Arizona to Issue Death Certificate Recognizing Deceased Man’s Husband 09/12/2014

(Phoenix, Friday, September 12, 2014) —— A federal district court judge ordered the state of Arizona today to provide a death certificate that accurately reflects a recently deceased Green Valley man’s marriage to another man.

Adultos LGBT de la tercera edad | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Federal Judge Issues Final Order Striking Down Louisiana’s Marriage Ban 07/02/2015

“With this order, Governor Jindal has run out of excuses for delaying recognition of same-sex couples’ right to get married and have their marriages recognized. Enough is enough.”

Federal Judge Blocks Elimination of Domestic Partner Benefits for Gay and Lesbian Arizona State Employees 07/23/2010

U.S. District Court Judge John W. Sedwick today granted Lambda Legal's request for a preliminary injunction blocking the elimination of domestic partner benefits for gay and lesbian Arizona State employees. The judge also substantially denied a motion to dismiss the case by State's Attorney Charles Grube, ordering that the case proceed on the merits.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Federal Government Awards Survivor Benefits to Lesbian Whose Partner Was Killed in 9/11 Attack; Lambda Legal Says Recognition Is First of Its Kind 01/23/2003

Federal Court Upholds Transgender People's Right to Access Medical Treatment in Prison 08/05/2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit today upheld the right of transgender people to receive medical care while they are incarcerated. The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin and Lambda Legal had challenged a Wisconsin law that prohibited prison doctors from prescribing hormone treatment or sex reassignment surgery to transgender inmates.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Criminal Justice | Health Care Fairness | Transgender Rights
Federal Court to Re-Hear Same-Sex Couple's Challenge After Louisiana Refuses to Respect Out-of-State Adoptions 01/14/2011

(New Orleans, January 14, 2011) - The full 16-member U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, regarding the New York adoption of a Louisiana-born baby boy by a same-sex couple.

Federal Court to Hear Lambda Legal Case Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Nevada 08/10/2012

(Las Vegas, August 10, 2012)—The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada today agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging Nevada’s law banning marriage for same-sex couples.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Federal Court to Decide Whether Health Insurers can Discriminate by Disability 04/02/1999

(CHICAGO, April 2, 1999) -- A federal appeals court in Chicago is set to examine the legality of setting drastic limits on health benefits for policyholders with a particular health problem -- HIV infection.