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California Appeals Court Urged to Uphold Lower Courts Ruling Allowing Same-Sex Couples to Marry

(San Francisco, Wednesday, November 9, 2005) — In a brief filed today in the California Court of Appeal in San Francisco, Lambda Legal, the National Center for Lesbian Rights and the ACLU explain why the trial court was correct in ruling that under California’s constitution, same-sex couples cannot be barred from marrying.

ACLU and Lambda Legal Urge Federal Appeals Court to Uphold Ruling Striking Down Extreme Nebraska Law Banning All Protections for Same-Sex Couples

(LINCOLN, NE) Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a brief before a federal appeals court urging the court to let stand an earlier decision striking down Nebraska’s extreme anti-gay relationship law that bans all protections for same-sex couples, including civil unions and domestic partnership.

Lambda Legal Raises Potential 'Red Flags' on Nomination of Judge Samuel Alito; Vows to Seek Answers to Tough Questions During Confirmation Hearing

(New York, October 31, 2005) — Lambda Legal’s Legal Director, Jon Davidson, made the following statement concerning the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to replace Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

“If confirmed Judge Alito is likely to be the decisive vote on many critical issues important to all Americans — including the most basic rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-affected people.

Lambda Legal Statement on Harriet Miers's Withdrawing Her Nomination to the U.S Supreme Court

(New York, October 27, 2005) — Lambda Legal Education and Public Affairs Director Michael Adams made the following statement concerning the withdrawn nomination of Harriet Miers to replace Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Lambda Legal Applauds Kansas Supreme Court Decision in Sodomy Case

New York, October 21, 2005) — In a decision issued today over-turning a criminal sodomy conviction, the Kansas Supreme Court relied upon the landmark US. Supreme Court decision striking down all sodomy laws and a friend-of-the court brief citing authoritative studies about the transmission of HIV.

The case, State of Kansas v. Limon, was handled by attorneys in the ACLU’s Lesbian and Gay Rights Project. Lambda Legal filed a friend-of-the-court brief on the matter of public health and the spread of HIV.

Lambda Legal's Lawsuit Seeking Marriage for Same-Sex Couples Headed to the New Jersey Supreme Court — Brief Filed Today

(Trenton, Friday, October 21, 2005) — Today, Lambda Legal filed its opening brief to the New Jersey Supreme Court in a historic case seeking marriage for same-sex couples in New Jersey.

Indiana Lesbian Mothers Fight to Keep Child; Lambda Legal Argues that Adoption Must be Honored

(Indianapolis, October 14, 2005) — In papers filed in the Indiana Court of Appeals, Lambda Legal argued that the adoption of a baby girl by two lesbian mothers must be honored by the Morgan Juvenile Court, which has instead ordered the child, Morgan, removed from their home.

Citing Dangers Posed By Antigay Sodomy Laws, Lambda Legal Voices Concern Over Supreme Court Nominee Harriet Miers' Answers to Gay Rights Survey

(New York, October 4, 2005) — Statement from Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director for Lambda Legal regarding a survey Supreme Court Nominee Harriet Miers answered on gay rights while she was a candidate for Dallas City Council.

Lambda Legal Vows Thorough Analysis and Push For Answers at Confirmation Hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Harriet Miers

(New York, October 3, 2005) — Lambda Legal Executive Director, Kevin Cathcart made the following statement concerning the nomination of Harriet Miers to replace Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.