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John Roberts Confirmed as Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court: Lambda Legal Disappointed but Gearing Up for Next Nominee 09/29/2005

(New York, September 29, 2005) — Statement by Lambda Legal Executive Director, Kevin Cathcart on the confirmation of John Roberts as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fair Courts Project
John Langan's Story 01/09/2003

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Same-Sex Relationships
John Ashcroft is Not Qualified to Be Attorney General 01/12/2001

Jennifer Pizer Returns to Lambda Legal to Spearhead Law & Public Policy Project 11/01/2012

(Los Angeles, November 1, 2012) – Lambda Legal announced today that attorney Jennifer C. (Jenny) Pizer has rejoined the organization as Senior Counsel and Director of the organization’s new Law & Public Policy Project.

Janet Reno to Address Lambda Luncheon in Fort Lauderdale 02/25/2002

(ATLANTA, February 25, 2002) — Janet Reno, whose tenure as United States attorney general brought unprecedented civil rights support for gay people and those with AIDS or HIV, will address Lambda Legal supporters at a Fort Lauderdale luncheon on Saturday, March 2.

It's Time to Allow Same-Sex Couples in West Virginia to Marry, Lambda Legal Urges Court 12/31/2013

(Huntington, WV, December 31, 2013) - Lambda Legal today filed a motion for summary judgment asking the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia to rule swiftly for three same-sex couples seeking the freedom to marry.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
IRS Under Fire for Treatment of Group for Lesbians with Cancer 04/14/1998

(NEW YORK, April 14, 1998) -- The Internal Revenue Service acted improperly when it tried to re-write a lesbian support group's mission statement as a prerequisite for tax-exempt status, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said in a demand letter to the IRS today.

IRS to Recognize All Married Same-Sex Couples 08/29/2013

(New York, August 29, 2013)—Lambda Legal issued the following statement by Susan Sommer, Director of Constitutional Litigation.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
IRS Grants Lesbian & Gay Youth Group Tax-Exempt Status 08/26/1997

(NEW YORK, August 26, 1997) -- The Internal Revenue Service granted tax-exempt status to a gay youth support group that faced ominous anti-gay questions about "homosexual attitudes" when it first contacted the tax agency, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday.

Teens & Young Adults
IRS Again Backs Down on Anti-Gay Discrimination 05/05/1998

(NEW YORK, May 5, 1998) Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday that its victory on behalf of a lesbian organization seeking tax-exempt status marked the second time in recent months the IRS has had to back down on its efforts to interfere with the mission of a gay community group.

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