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Televised Viewing of 9th Circuit Prop 8 Challenge to be Hosted by L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, Lambda Legal on Dec. 6 11/30/2010

(Los Angeles, November 30, 2010) - On Monday, Dec. 6, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the federal lawsuit challenging the validity of California's Proposition 8.

Sweeping Gay Marriage Lawsuit in New Jersey Aims for U.S. History 06/26/2002

Sweeping Gay Marriage Lawsuit in New Jersey Aims for U.S. History 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 unionsThe couples are from North, Central, and South JerseyNews conferences with plaintiffs on Wednesday, June 26:

Supreme Court Vacates Cincinnati's Anti-Gay Amendment 06/17/1996

HIV
Supreme Court Upholds Use of Race in College Admissions; Lambda Legal Relieved 06/24/2013

(New York, June 24, 2013) - Today, the Supreme Court upheld the use of race in undergraduate admissions decisions, while remanding the University of Texas at Austin (UT) case back to the lower courts to determine if UT's admissions process meets the demanding constitutional standard for use of race as a consideration.

Supreme Court to Hear Argument in Major Test for ADA 10/05/2000

(NEW YORK, October 5, 2000) — In a case critical for people with HIV, AIDS, and other disabilities, 20 civil rights organizations urge the United States Supreme Court to uphold the Americans with Disabilities Act’s protections against discrimination by state agencies, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday.

HIV
Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Host of LGBT Rights Cases Nov. 20 10/29/2012

(Washington – October 29, 2012) -- The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will consider at its conference on November 20 whether to grant review in several LGBT rights cases now before the Court.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Supreme Court Set to Decide What Constitutes 'Disability' Under ADA 06/09/1999

(NEW YORK, June 9, 1999) -- Federal civil rights for people with disabilities will be tested when the United States Supreme Court issues three much-anticipated rulings about the reach of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Wednesday.

HIV
Supreme Court Ruling Yields Unexpected Lesson for Boy Scouts of America 06/21/2001

(NEW YORK, June 21, 2001) — In the year since the United States Supreme Court allowed the Boy Scouts of America to ban gay members, America is responding with unprecedented outrage against gay discrimination, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Thursday.

Youth and Schools
Supreme Court Rules For-Profit Companies Can Use Religion to Ignore Some Worker Protections 06/30/2014

(Washington, June 30, 2014) – The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled 5-4 that some for-profit companies can assert religious rights to block their employees’ access to group health plan coverage for FDA-approved contraception as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Health Care Fairness

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