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October 24, 2014   Join us on:  Facebook.  Twitter.  YouTube
Note From the Executive Director
 
Kevin M. Cathcart

On a broad range of issues including immigration, HIV, relationship recognition and workplace equality, we at Lambda Legal have had our eyes on the U. S. Supreme Court in recent months—and we have been hard at work. With decisions last month in two high-profile cases in which we participated, and two Lambda Legal cases cued up for possible review next term, never before have we had so much at stake in a short period on the biggest legal stage in the country.

Just last week the U.S. Supreme Court was asked to review two Lambda Legal cases. Read More »
 

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Groundswell of Support for Lambda Legal's DOMA Challenge
Some 132 members of Congress and signatories from all walks of life are urging the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to declare Section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. read more »

Justice Dept. Asks Supreme Court to Hear DOMA Case
The Court is asked to review Lambda Legal’s DOMA challenge in the Golinski case. read more »

Landlord Is Urged to Add Wife of Lesbian Tenant to Lease
Lambda Legal is fighting for the right of a New York City woman to add her wife to her rent-stabilized lease. read more »

2 County Clerks to Defend Illinois Marriage Ban
The Thomas More Society, an antigay legal group, represents two Illinois county clerks fighting Lambda Legal's marriage case in that state. read more »

Lambda Legal Urges Md. Counties to Recognize Out-of-State Marriages
We’re asking the leaders of 20 Maryland counties to confirm that it is county policy to recognize out-of-state marriages of same-sex couples, including for purposes of county employee spousal benefits. read more »

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act
Lambda Legal will continue to press for expanded coverage. read more »

LGBT, HIV Groups Respond to Mixed Ruling on Ariz. Immigration Law
Lambda Legal joined 30 LGBT and HIV advocacy organizations in issuing a joint statement following the U.S. Supreme Court's mixed ruling on Arizona's anti-immigrant law. read more »

New Transgender Rights Fact Sheets
Lambda Legal has published two new installments in its Transgender Rights Toolkit: "Survival Tips for Trans Youth" and "Trans Aging: We're Still Here!" read more »

Safeguarding Our Civil Rights
Join Lambda Legal and the Center for American Progress on July 16 for a strategy teleconference on fair courts and the judicial vacancy crisis. read more »

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