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As Massachusetts Prepares to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples, Lambda Legals Marriage Lawsuit in New Jersey Jumps to the Next Level -- Moving it to the Front of the Line 05/06/2004

(Trenton, New Jersey, May 6, 2004) - An appeal brief filed today in Lambda Legal’s lawsuit seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples in New Jersey puts the state at the front of the line for the ultimate answer on marriage for gay and lesbian couples.

As Law Enforcement Pursues Morehouse Hate Crime, Lambda Legal Asks College President To Take Specific Steps To Prevent Further Violence 11/22/2002

As Governor Signs Broad California Domestic Partnership Law, Lambda Legal Releases In-Depth Information and Analysis on How New Protections Will Impact Lesbian and Gay Couples 09/19/2003

(San Francisco, Friday, Sept. 19, 2003) - With Gov. Gray Davis set to sign the most sweeping statewide domestic partnership legislation in the nation this evening, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund today released in-depth resources that outline what the new law means for same-sex couples in California and how their lives will be impacted by the protections it provides.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
As Governor Corzine Signs New Jersey Civil Union Law, Lambda Legal Launches Civil Union Watch 12/21/2006

As Arizona Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Case Challenging Governors Anti-Discrimination Order, Lambda Legal Vows To Fend Off Future Legal Attacks 10/30/2003

Employment and Rights in the Workplace
Arrest Made in Miller-Jenkins Custody Case 04/22/2011

(Burlington,VT April 22, 2011) -As just reported in the Rutland Herald (pay site), there has been an arrest in the custody case involving former civil union partners Janet Jenkins and Lisa Miller, and their daughter, Isabella Miller-Jenkins. Lisa did not comply with a court order to transfer custody of Isabella to Janet on January 1, 2010.

Adoption and Parenting
Armed with U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Striking Down Sodomy Laws Nationwide, Today Lambda Legal Helps Defend Virginia Man Against Rogue Sodomy Prosecution 10/29/2003

(Virginia Beach, Virginia, October 29, 2003) - At a hearing in Virginia state court today, Lambda Legal will help defend a man who is charged with solicitation of sodomy despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling last summer that clearly struck down all remaining sodomy laws in the nation.

Criminal Justice
Armed with U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Striking Down Sodomy Laws Nationwide, Lambda Legal Will Appeal the Solicitation of Sodomy Conviction of Virginia Beach Man Monday 07/09/2004

(Virginia Beach, Virginia, July 9, 2004) -With court papers that will be filed Monday in the Virginia Court of Appeals, Lambda Legal will appeal the conviction of a man who was charged with solicitation of sodomy despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling last summer that clearly struck down all remaining sodomy laws in the nation.

Criminal Justice
Arkansas Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Sodomy Challenge 06/24/1999

(NEW YORK, June 24, 1999) -- In an important step towards overturning one of the remaining state laws banning most sexual intimacy for lesbian and gay couples, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a lawsuit against the state sodomy law can proceed, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said.

Criminal Justice
Arkansas Court Strikes Down Anti-Gay Sodomy Law 03/23/2001

(NEW YORK, March 23, 2001) — Ruling Friday that it is unconstitutional for Arkansas to ban consensual sex for adult same-sex couples, a court overturned the state’s anti-gay sodomy law in response to a challenge from seven lesbian and gay state residents, represented by Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund.

Criminal Justice

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