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Landmark case to be filed this Wednesday, June 26 with plaintiffs' news conferences in North Jersey and South Jersey

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06/25/2002

Seven lesbian and gay couples from across New Jersey, represented by Lambda Legal, to sue in state court Wednesday morning for the right to full marriage, going beyond Vermont's civil unions

The couples are from North, Central, and South Jersey

News conferences with plaintiffs on Wednesday, June 26:

10:00 am, North Jersey/New York media market:
Newark Gateway Hilton, Atlantic Room
(At Raymond Boulevard and McCarter Highway. The hotel is attached to Newark’s Penn Station, where NJ Transit, PATH and Amtrak trains arrive)

2:30 p.m., South Jersey/Philadelphia media market:
Cherry Hill Hilton, Plaza 7 Room
(At 2349 West Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill)

PRESS CONTACTS FOR LAMBDA LEGAL:
U.S. news organizations:

Steven Goldstein, cell (917) 449-8918
LGBT Community news organizations:
Bob Pileggi, cell (646) 246-5404
International news organizations:
Theresa Jefferson, cell (917) 656-4728


 

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