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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
New Jersey Superior Court Reinstates Federal Equal Protection Claim in Lambda Legal Marriage Equality Case 02/21/2012

(Trenton, February 21, 2012) – In response to the plaintiff’s request for reconsideration, a New Jersey Superior Court today reinstated the federal equal protection claim in Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage equality on behalf of Garden State Equality and seven same-sex couples and their children harmed by the state’s unequal civil union system.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
New Jersey Superior Court Rules to Allow Lambda Legal to Proceed with Marriage Equality Case 11/04/2011

A New Jersey Superior Court Judge ruled today that Lambda Legal will be allowed to proceed with its case seeking marriage equality on behalf of Garden State Equality, New Jersey’s statewide LGBT advocacy organization, and seven same-sex couples and their children harmed by the state’s unequal civil union system.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Matrimonio, relaciones de pareja y protección familiar | Same-Sex Relationships
New Jersey Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Marriage Case 10/11/2013

(Trenton, October 11, 2013) - Today the New Jersey Supreme Court announced it would hear both the merits of the marriage case as well as the appeal on the stay motion.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
New Jersey Supreme Court Denies Motion to Hear Lambda Legal's Marriage Equality Case 07/26/2010

The Supreme Court of New Jersey issued a 3-3 ruling today against a motion seeking marriage equality filed by Lambda Legal on behalf of plaintiffs in the original Lewis v. Harris lawsuit.

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