April 22, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Gay rights group Lambda Legal on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging Georgia's ban on same-sex marriage. The lawsuit was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on behalf of a widow and three same-sex couples. The widow, who married her spouse in New York last year, is ...[read more]
October 1, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
Lambda Legal filed a federal lawsuit in West Virginia on Tuesday challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban. The suit was filed on behalf of three local same-sex couples who are seeking the right to marry as well as the child of one of the couples. The lawsuit alleges that the ban on same-sex ...[read more]
September 30, 2013
by Addison Morris
Civil rights advocacy groups Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the ACLU of Virginia on Monday filed a motion for summary judgment requesting that a federal court act quickly to overturn Virginia's statutory ban on recognizing same-sex marriages. In the lawsuit, filed in ...[read more]
August 1, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Civil liberties and gay-rights groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Lambda Legal on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of two same-sex Virginia couples. One of the couples is seeking to enter into a same-sex marriage, while the other couple is seeking recognition ...[read more]
December 1, 2012
by Max Slater
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Nevada on Monday denied a challenge brought by eight same-sex couples who contended that the state's law restricting marriage to heterosexual couples violates the US Constitution's Equal Protection Clause. In their lawsuit, Sevcik v. Sandoval ... ...[read more]
April 11, 2012
by Jamie Davis
National gay rights advocacy group Lambda Legal on Tuesday filed suit on behalf of eight same-sex couples against the state of Nevada claiming that the state's ban on same-sex marriage violates their rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the US Constitution. Many of the couples, including two ...[read more]
July 12, 2011
by Chris Morris
Gay rights group Lambda Legal filed a petition for writ of certiorari Monday with the US Supreme Court to review Adar v. Smith, involving a same-sex couple who want both their names on the birth certificate of an adopted child. Though adopted in New York, the child was born in Louisiana, where ...[read more]
June 29, 2011
by Julia Zebley
Gay rights groups Lambda Legal and Garden State Equality filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to force the state of New Jersey to recognize and legalize same-sex marriage as opposed to its current Civil Unions Law. The suit was filed in the Mercer County Superior Court of New Jersey on behalf of eight ...[read more]
April 15, 2011
by Joseph Schaeffer
David J. Brunell is a 3L at Stetson University College of Law and is president of the school's Lambda Legal Society and chair of the Student Bar Association Diversity Committee... Recently the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it would no longer defend in court Section 3 of the Defense of ...[read more]
July 30, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
Lambda Legal and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to force Hawaii to recognize same-sex civil unions that offer the same rights as marriage. The complaint, filed on behalf of six same-sex couples, was in response to the veto of legislation earlier this ...[read more]

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