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Last week, two new sets of lawyers joined the challenge to Michigan’s same-sex marriage ban. DeBoer v. Snyder was filed by a same-sex couple seeking adoption rights, and the case was later expanded to take on both the state’s anti-gay adoption law and its same-sex marriage ban. Show More Summary
- In case you missed it, the Tulsa County Court Clerk (the only defendant in the Bishop case challenging Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban) is asking the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to put the Oklahoma case on a parallel track with the Kitchen case challenging Utah’s same-sex marriage ban. Show More Summary
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that potential jurors can't be struck from a jury based on their sexual orientation, and that laws classifying people on the basis of sexual orientation are subjected to a heightened form of judicial scrutiny. Show More Summary
Big news in the Utah Kitchen trial today. The post Tenth Circuit grants time extension as ACLU files lawsuit challenging Utah’s non-recognition of marriages appeared first on Equality On Trial.
A marriage equality challenge has been launched in yet another southern state. The post NCLR files marriage equality lawsuit in Florida state court appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The administration reiterates its preference for a legislative solution to LGBT employment discrimination. The post Will President Obama’s new focus on executive orders include ENDA? appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The Tenth Circuit is being asked to put Utah and Oklahoma marriage equality cases on a parallel track. The post Tenth Circuit is asked to put Oklahoma and Utah marriage equality cases on a parallel track appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Gov. Christie--who vetoed the state's marriage equality bill in 2012--this week vetoed a transgender rights bill as well. The post New Jersey takes one step forward on marriage equality, one step back on trans rights appeared first on Equality On Trial.
State officials in Utah are asking the Tenth Circuit Court of appeals for a 10-day extension to file their opening brief in the Kitchen v. Herbert appeal. The post State officials in Utah same-sex marriage appeal ask Tenth Circuit for 10-day extension to file opening brief appeared first on Equality On Trial.
New lawyers for both sides in Utah marriage equality case; and the state will allow same-sex couples to file taxes jointly. The post In Utah, new lawyers join marriage equality litigation on both sides, and new tax policy for married same-sex couples is put in place for now appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The decision--which was limited in its scope--will now be reviewed by the Sixth Circuit. The post Ohio AG appeals judge’s pro-marriage equality ruling appeared first on Equality On Trial.
A lower court judge struggles with the Supreme Court's somewhat opaque rulings on LGBT rights--and he lets them and us know about it in his ruling. The post What exactly did the Supreme Court want Windsor to mean for state marriage equality bans? appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The ACLU of Utah will file a class-action lawsuit to protect existing same-sex marriages in Utah. The post ACLU of Utah confirms intent to file class-action lawsuit over same-sex marriages performed before stay appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Plaintiffs in Kentucky marriage equality challenge file final biting reply brief; news from Minnesota, Utah, and elsewhere. The post Equality news round-up: News from Utah, Minnesota, Kentucky, and more appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Equal percentages of Utahns support and oppose marriage equality, according to a new poll. The post New marriage equality poll shows a dramatic shift in public opinion in Utah appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Another equal marriage ban is struck down, meaning another Tenth Circuit appeal is on the way. The post Breaking: federal judge rules Oklahoma marriage equality ban unconstitutional appeared first on Equality On Trial.
A quick housekeeping note. The post Our exciting new collaboration with The Civil Rights Clearinghouse appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Washington state and Maine join the list of states that will recognize same-sex marriages performed in Utah. The post Several more states will recognize same-sex marriages performed in Utah appeared first on Equality On Trial.
This comes as a surprise to nobody. The post Ken Cuccinelli issues one last anti-gay opinion before the end of his Virginia AG tenure appeared first on Equality On Trial.
By Matt Baume New polls show a dramatic shift in public opinion following marriage equality in Utah. But that’s hasn’t stopped the Supreme Court from blocking weddings — for now. We have new details about cases in Arizona, Missouri, and West Virginia. Show More Summary