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Federal Judge Rules U.S. Agency Has Waived Right to Appeal Order Requiring Health Insurance for Wife of 9th Circuit Employee and Lambda Legal Client 12/22/2009

(San Francisco, December 22, 2009) — Chief Judge of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Alex Kozinski today issued an order confirming that the U.S.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Federal Judge Orders Arizona to Issue Death Certificate Recognizing Deceased Man’s Husband 09/12/2014

(Phoenix, Friday, September 12, 2014) —— A federal district court judge ordered the state of Arizona today to provide a death certificate that accurately reflects a recently deceased Green Valley man’s marriage to another man.

Adultos LGBT de la tercera edad | Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Federal Judge Blocks Elimination of Domestic Partner Benefits for Gay and Lesbian Arizona State Employees 07/23/2010

U.S. District Court Judge John W. Sedwick today granted Lambda Legal's request for a preliminary injunction blocking the elimination of domestic partner benefits for gay and lesbian Arizona State employees. The judge also substantially denied a motion to dismiss the case by State's Attorney Charles Grube, ordering that the case proceed on the merits.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Federal Government Awards Survivor Benefits to Lesbian Whose Partner Was Killed in 9/11 Attack; Lambda Legal Says Recognition Is First of Its Kind 01/23/2003

Same-Sex Relationships
Federal Court Upholds Transgender People's Right to Access Medical Treatment in Prison 08/05/2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit today upheld the right of transgender people to receive medical care while they are incarcerated. The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin and Lambda Legal had challenged a Wisconsin law that prohibited prison doctors from prescribing hormone treatment or sex reassignment surgery to transgender inmates.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Criminal Justice | Health Care Fairness | Transgender Rights
Federal Court to Re-Hear Same-Sex Couple's Challenge After Louisiana Refuses to Respect Out-of-State Adoptions 01/14/2011

(New Orleans, January 14, 2011) - The full 16-member U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, regarding the New York adoption of a Louisiana-born baby boy by a same-sex couple.

Adoption and Parenting
Federal Court to Hear Lambda Legal Case Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Nevada 08/10/2012

(Las Vegas, August 10, 2012)—The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada today agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging Nevada’s law banning marriage for same-sex couples.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Federal Court to Decide Whether Health Insurers can Discriminate by Disability 04/02/1999

(CHICAGO, April 2, 1999) -- A federal appeals court in Chicago is set to examine the legality of setting drastic limits on health benefits for policyholders with a particular health problem -- HIV infection.

HIV
Federal Court Strikes Down Oklahomas Extreme Antigay Adoption Law in Lawsuit Brought by Lambda Legal 05/19/2006

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 19, 2006) — In a 31-page decision, a federal court struck down an Oklahoma law so extreme that it would have had the potential to make children adopted by same-sex couples in other states legal orphans when the families are in Oklahoma.

Adoption and Parenting
Federal Court Strikes Down Nebraskas Anti-Gay-Union Law Banning Protections for Same-Sex Couples 05/12/2005

(May 12, 2005: LINCOLN, NE) In a ruling issued today, a federal court struck down Nebraska’s anti-gay-union constitutional amendment that bans any and all forms of legal recognition for same-sex relationships, including domestic partnerships and other basic protections. The state is expected to appeal the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

Same-Sex Relationships

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