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Supreme Court Upholds Use of Race in College Admissions; Lambda Legal Relieved 06/24/2013

(New York, June 24, 2013) - Today, the Supreme Court upheld the use of race in undergraduate admissions decisions, while remanding the University of Texas at Austin (UT) case back to the lower courts to determine if UT's admissions process meets the demanding constitutional standard for use of race as a consideration.

Supreme Court Vacates Cincinnati's Anti-Gay Amendment 06/17/1996

Supreme Court Will Hear Ohio Marriage Cases Brought by Lambda Legal, ACLU and Gerhardstein & Branch 01/16/2015

(Cincinnati, OH, January 16, 2015) — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted review of the Ohio marriage lawsuits brought by Lambda Legal, the ACLU and Gerhardstein & Branch seeking to compel the State of Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples.

Anti-LGBT Rulings, Laws and Amendments | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Sweeping Gay Marriage Lawsuit in New Jersey Aims for U.S. History 06/26/2002

Sweeping Gay Marriage Lawsuit in New Jersey Aims for U.S. History 06/25/2002

Seven lesbian and gay couples from across New Jersey, represented by Lambda Legal, to sue in state court Wednesday morning for the right to full marriage, going beyond Vermont's civil unionsThe couples are from North, Central, and South JerseyNews conferences with plaintiffs on Wednesday, June 26:

Televised Viewing of 9th Circuit Prop 8 Challenge to be Hosted by L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, Lambda Legal on Dec. 6 11/30/2010

(Los Angeles, November 30, 2010) - On Monday, Dec. 6, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the federal lawsuit challenging the validity of California's Proposition 8.

Tennessee School Agrees To Remedy Harassment And Censorship Of Gay Student 04/19/2010

ACLU Of Tennessee And Lambda Legal Applaud School's Protection Of Free Speech

Teens & Young Adults
Tennessee's Highest Court Rules in Favor of Lesbian Mother 05/02/2001

(ATLANTA, May 2, 2001) — Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund said Wednesday that the Tennessee Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in favor of a lesbian mother increases protections for gay parents who live with their partners and have full or partial custody of their children.

Terrence Boyle Withdraws from Federal Appeals Court Nomination: Lambda Legal Celebrates 01/09/2007

(New York, January 9, 2007) — Upon learning that Terrence Boyle had withdrawn his candidacy for the United States Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit, Lambda Legal’s Executive Director Kevin Cathcart issued the following statement:

Fair Courts Project
Texas Court Overturns 'Homosexual Conduct' Law, Clears Men Arrested in Bedroom 06/08/2000

(NEW YORK, June 8, 2000) —The Texas Court of Appeals Thursday overturned the state’s anti-gay “Homosexual Conduct” Law, reversing convictions of two Houston men arrested for allegedly having sex in the bedroom of one man’s home, said Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, which challenged the law and represented the pair.

Criminal Justice