December 3, 2012
by John Paul Regan
JURIST Guest Columnist Allison Jernow of the International Commission of Jurists argues that the international law's perception of public morality is beginning to incorporate various and diverse traditions...In November 2012, the UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) undid 30 years of bad law when it ...[read more]
January 21, 2010
by Haley Wojdowski
A Moscow court on Thursday rejected an appeal of a lower court ruling that denied recognition of a marriage between two women. The couple, Irina Fedotova-Fet and Irina Shepitko, applied for a marriage license in March, but were refused by the registry. The women appealed to the Tverskoi District ...[read more]
October 6, 2009
by Matt Glenn
A Russian court ruled Tuesday that Russian law defines marriage as between a man and a woman, affirming a registry office's refusal to recognize a marriage between two women. The couple, Irina Fedotova-Fet and Irina Shipitko, applied for a marriage license in March, but were refused by the regis... ...[read more]

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