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  • Justice Out of Balance

    How the election of judges and the stunning lack of diversity on state courts threaten LGBT rights.

  • Jury Selection and Anti-LGBT Bias: Best Practices in LGBT-Related Voir Dire and Jury Matters

  • Equality Act: Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why Federal Courts Matter to the LGBT Community

    Federal courts play a crucial role in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people and those with HIV. Across the country, federal courts are deciding cases involving access to health care, employment protections, safety in schools, the freedom to marry, parenting rights, and family protections for same-sex couples.

  • Justice for Sale

    Justice for Sale

    In collaboration with Lambda Legal and Demos, this special report on the courts appeared in the October 2011 issue of The American Prospect magazine. The report, entitled "Justice for Sale", examines the current threat to a fair and impartial American court system.

  • What Happened in Iowa

    On November 2, the marriage equality movement suffered a blow. Well-funded antigay groups succeeded in ousting from office three well-respected Iowa Supreme Court justices who were up for what should have been routine retention elections.

  • Lambda Legal Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Nomination

    In response to the nomination of Elena Kagan, U.S. Solicitor General, to the U.S. Supreme Court, Lambda Legal says it is pleased with the Obama Administration's efforts to increase the representation of women on the Court, and reissues its memorandum outlining its principles for selecting federal judges.

  • Gear Up! A Fair Courts Toolkit for Everyday Advocates

    Request your free Gear Up! a Fair Courts Toolkit for Everyday Advocates. Lambda Legal has developed this toolkit so advocates like you can get informed, and to provide a simple training to your community. The toolkit's basic message is that in order to protect our fair court system, everyone must be involved.

  • John Roberts Confirmed

    Lambda Legal Executive Director Kevin Cathcart made the following statement on the confirmation of John Roberts as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court:

  • Harriet Miers Withdraws

    Lambda Legal Education and Public Affairs Director Michael Adams made the following statement concerning the withdrawn nomination of Harriet Miers to replace Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor: