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Ruling from the Bench, Judge Lifts Georgia Ban on DP Health Benefits 09/22/1999

(ATLANTA, September 22, 1999) -- A Fulton County judge wasted little time at a hearing Wednesday and firmly rebuked Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine's attempts to block implementation of Atlanta's domestic partner ordinance, ordering him to lift his statewide ban on domestic partner coverage in insurance policies, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Ruling in Mother-Grandparent Dispute Could Affect Lesbian and Gay Families 07/10/2001

(LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2001) — A California child visitation dispute between a mother and her child’s paternal grandparents does not involve lesbian or gay parents, but it still has important implications for their families, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday.

Adoption and Parenting
Ruling on Washington Visitation Law Suggests Balanced Approach to Parental Rights 06/05/2000

Adoption and Parenting
Salt Lake School District Official Sued For Nixing Yet Another Student Club 04/11/2000

Youth and Schools
Same-Sex Couples Appeal to California Supreme Court in Marriage Case 11/13/2006

(San Francisco, California, November 13, 2006) — Today, attorneys representing same-sex couples, Equality California, and Our Family Coalition are asking the California Supreme Court to decide whether barring same-sex couples from marriage violates the California Constitution.

Same-sex Couples Ask California Supreme Court to Strike Down Marriage Ban 03/04/2008

(San Francisco, March 4, 2008) — Attorneys for same-sex couples presented arguments to the California Supreme Court today in a historic lawsuit seeking to strike down a state law that bars lesbians and gay men from marriage.

Same-Sex Relationships
Same-Sex Couples in Lambda Legal and ACLU Marriage Cases Win Day in Court 09/27/2013

(Chicago, IL, September 27, 2013) - In another victory on the road to the freedom to marry for thousands of gay and lesbian couples and their families, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division today denied a motion to dismiss the two landmark cases seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Illinois.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Same-Sex Couples Must Be Allowed To Marry In New York, Court Rules; Lambda Legal Says Decision Is 'Historic, Well Reasoned and Fair' 02/04/2005

(New York, February 4, 2005) — A New York State court ruled today that same-sex couples must be allowed to marry, in a decision that Lambda Legal called “a historic ruling that delivers the state Constitution’s promise of equality to all New Yorkers.” Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit last year, representing five same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses in New York City.

Same-Sex Couples Must Be Treated Equally and Allowed To Marry, Co-Counsel Lambda Legal Tells Washington State Supreme Court 11/24/2004

Same-sex Couples Urge California Supreme Court To Strike Down Marriage Ban 04/02/2007

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