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Lambda Legal Defends Inmate's Right to Sue US Government for Sexual Assault by Prison Officer 12/10/2012

(New York, December 10, 2012) — Late Friday, Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court  brief  in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a federal prison inmate, Kim Millbrook, who sued the U.S. government after claiming he was sexually assaulted by prison officers at the Lewisburg, Pennsylvania federal penitentiary. 

Government Misconduct and Support for Discrimination
Supreme Court Holds Action on Arizona State Employees Case and Remaining DOMA Challenges 12/10/2012

(San Francisco, December 10, 2012) - The U.S. Supreme Court issued no new orders today in the remaining LGBT rights cases on its docket in the wake of its decision Friday to review the Prop 8 challenge and one of four cases challenging the constitutionality of the federal so-called Defense of Marriage Act. Two Lambda Legal cases remain on the docket: Brewer v. Diaz and U.S.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
US Supreme Court to Hear Prop 8 and DOMA Cases 12/07/2012

(Washington, December 7, 2012) - The U.S. Supreme Court today announced it has granted review in two of the cases concerning same-sex couples: Windsor v. United States, the challenge to Section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on behalf of Edie Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry  the historic decision by the U.S.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Court Rejects Attempt by Anti-Gay Groups to Join Lambda Legal Case Seeking Freedom to Marry in Illinois 11/30/2012

(Chicago, IL, November 30, 2012) -- Today the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division denied motions to intervene by the Church of Christian Liberty, Grace Gospel Fellowship and the Illinois Family Institute (IFI) in Darby v. Orr, Lambda Legal's case seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Illinois.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections | Same-Sex Relationships
Couples from across Illinois Urge Passage of Marriage Fairness Law 11/28/2012

(Springfield, IL, November 28, 2012) --Today plaintiff couples in Darby v. Orr and Lazaro v.

Marriage | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance 11/20/2012

(New York, November 20, 2012) —Today, in recognition of Transgender Day of Remembrance, Lambda Legal issued the following statement by Transgender Rights Attorney Dru Levasseur:

Transgender Rights
Lambda Legal: ‘Blockbuster at the Ballot Box’ 11/07/2012

(New York, November 7, 2012)—Lambda Legal issued the following statement by Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director of Lambda Legal:

Illinois Court Hears Arguments in Churches' Effort to Join Lambda Legal Marriage Case 11/07/2012

(Chicago, IL, November 7, 2012) - Today the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division heard oral arguments in a motion to intervene by the Church of Christian Liberty and Grace Gospel Fellowship in Darby v. Orr, Lambda Legal's case seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Illinois.

Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Lambda Legal Unites LGBT Law Enforcement Organizations in Support of Partner Of Deceased Missouri State Trooper 11/05/2012

(Kansas City, MO, November 5, 2012) — Today Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of Law Enforcement Gays and Lesbians (LEGAL) and four of its statewide and regional chapters in support of Kelly D. Glossip, the partner of deceased Missouri State Trooper Dennis Engelhard.

Employment and Rights in the Workplace | Marriage, Relationships and Family Protections
Jennifer Pizer Returns to Lambda Legal to Spearhead Law & Public Policy Project 11/01/2012

(Los Angeles, November 1, 2012) – Lambda Legal announced today that attorney Jennifer C. (Jenny) Pizer has rejoined the organization as Senior Counsel and Director of the organization’s new Law & Public Policy Project.

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