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Court Says Arkansas Sodomy Law Challenge May Proceed 02/11/2000

(NEW YORK, February 11, 2000) — The Arkansas Circuit Court has ruled that the legal challenge to the state’s 1977 law forbidding certain sex acts between consenting adults of the same sex can go forward, paving the way for seven lesbian and gay Arkansans to finally have their day in court, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

Criminal Justice
Court Strikes Down HIV Discriminatory Foster Care Ban 03/06/2001

(NEW YORK, March, 6, 2001) — In a decision that advances science and rationality over fears about HIV, a federal court has ruled that a Pennsylvania county cannot refuse to place foster children in a home simply because a youngster already in the family has AIDS, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Tuesday.

HIV
Court Tosses Case Challenging Alaska Fair Housing Law 08/04/2000

(LOS ANGELES, August 4, 2000) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund Friday applauded a federal court’s decision to dismiss a case brought by two Alaska landlords seeking exemption from any ban on marital status discrimination should an unmarried couple ever apply as tenants. The landlords claimed complying with the law would offend their religious beliefs.

Housing
Court upholds Prop 8; State continues to recognize 18,000 marriages 05/26/2009

Court Upholds San Franciscos Landmark Domestic Partnership Law 06/15/2001

(LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2001) — In a unanimous decision that Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said could help advance domestic partner benefits around the country, a federal appeals court on Thursday upheld key parts of San Francisco’s landmark Equal Benefits Ordinance that requires city contractors to extend benefits to their unmarried employees.

Criminal Justice
Court Urged to Reject Discrimination Based on Religious Belief 03/22/2000

(LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2000)—In a case concerning two Alaskan landlords who refuse to rent to unmarried couples, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund argues that gay people and many others are at risk if individuals can use personal beliefs to exempt themselves from fair housing and other anti-discrimination laws.

Housing
Court's Decision on Marriage Should Go into Effect on Schedule, Says Legal Brief on Behalf of Couples 05/28/2008

CSWE and Lambda Legal Release First Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression Study in Social Work Education 11/02/2009

CWLA and Experts Join in Issuing Recommended Practices for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care 06/07/2012

(New York June 7, 2012) - The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) and a coalition of child welfare advocates and experts have joined to issue Recommended Practices to Promote the Safety and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Youth and Youth at Risk of or Living with HIV i

Teens & Young Adults | Youth in Out-of-Home Care
Daily Journal Names Lambda Legal's Tara Borelli One of the Top Women Lawyers for 2012 05/09/2012

(Los Angeles, May 9, 2012) -- The Daily Journal has named Lambda Legal Western Regional Office Staff Attorney Tara Borelli to its annual list of California's top female attorneys. The list features 75 litigators and 25 corporate or transactional lawyers who have played a significant role in California's legal market over the past year.

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