Lesbian mother's custody case disturbs judge

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March 28, 2008


"A Franklin County appeals court judge expressed concerns yesterday about the tactics a lesbian mother is using in an effort to invalidate a joint custody agreement with her former partner.

"'I find it a little upsetting,' Judge Susan Brown said of Denise Fairchild's legal maneuvers.

"The comment came as lawyers delivered oral arguments before a three-judge panel of the Franklin County Court of Appeals.

"...Leach was represented at the hearing by Camilla Taylor of Lambda Legal, a national organization that supports the civil rights of gay, bisexual and transgender people."

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