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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.

New Jersey Supreme Court Directs State Legislature to Give Equal Rights to Same-sex Couples 10/25/2006

(Trenton, New Jersey, October 25, 2006) — The New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously agreed today in Lambda Legal’s lawsuit that denying same-sex couples from the rights and benefits different-sex couples obtain through marriage is unconstitutional, and by a 4 – 3 split opinion, referred the matter to the state legislature to fix the inequality.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
New Jersey Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Lambda Legal's Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples 02/15/2006

(Trenton, February 15, 2006) — The New Jersey Supreme Court heard arguments this morning in Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage for same-sex couples in that state.

New Jersey Supreme Court Set to Hear Oral Arguments in Lambda Legal's Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples 01/06/2006

(Trenton, New Jersey, January 6, 2006) — Lambda Legal’s case seeking marriage for same-sex couples in New Jersey is headed to the state’s high court just in time for Freedom to Marry Week.

New Jersey Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Anti-Gay Scout Ban 08/04/1999

(NEW YORK, August 4, 1999) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, with its client, former Eagle Scout James Dale, will hold a news conference Wednesday at its New York headquarters to discuss the stunning victory in its case challenging the anti-gay policies of the Boy Scouts of America. A phone-in tele-conference will follow.

New Jersey's Highest Court Soon Will Rule on Boy Scouts' Anti-Gay Ban 06/21/1999

(NEW YORK, June 21, 1999) -- While marking the 30th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund also awaits what could be another history-making event -- an upcoming ruling in its case challenging the anti-gay policy of the Boy Scouts of America on behalf of James Dale, the exemplary Eagle Scout thrown out of scouting solely because he is gay.

New Lambda Legal Office to Expand Fight for Rights of Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered People in Eight South Central States 06/18/2002

WHAT: Opening of South Central Regional Office in Dallas, Texas for Lambda Legal (Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund)

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments
New Lambda Legal Resource: Nationwide Chart of Pending Marriage Equality Litigation Now Live Online 04/09/2014

Now live on the Lambda Legal website is a chart detailing current status of marriage equality litigation nationwide.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
New lawsuit charges Methodist Children's Home uses tax dollars to discriminate in employment and to indoctrinate foster youth in religion 08/01/2002

Teens & Young Adults
New lawsuit to be filed challenging public funding of religious organization; charges Methodist Children's Home with using tax dollars to discriminate in employment and to indoctrinate foster youth in religion 07/31/2002

WHAT: Press conference to announce filing of lawsuit, Bellmore v. United Methodist Children's Home and Department of Human Resources of Georgia

Housing

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