In connection with the LGBTQ Brooklyn Legal Assistance Project and LeGaL’s legal clinic in Brooklyn, LeGaL held a complimentary CLE program focusing on two of the high priority legal issues encountered by visitors to our walk-in clinics. The program addressed … read more
LeGaL Foundation to Honor Evan Wolfson, Microsoft & Greg McCurdy 2013 LeGaL Community Vision Awards to be Presented March 21 at LeGaL’s Annual Dinner January 28, 2013 — The LeGaL Foundation is pleased to announce that its 2013 Community Vision … read more
LeGaL held its third annual LGBT Law Year in Review CLE program at Davis Polk covering the key federal and state court decisions and legislative developments of the past year, with some glimpses of what we might expect in 2013.
The Supreme Court announced on December 7 that it would review the 9th Circuit’s Proposition 8 ruling and the 2nd Circuit’s DOMA Section 3 ruling, but in both cases it indicated that it would hear argument about whether the petitioners … read more
By a sharply divided 4-3 vote, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs challenging the failure of the state to accord legal recognition to same-sex partners cannot seek a broad declaration and injunctive relief holding that the state’s failure to … read more
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled on December 20 that the U.S. District Court (S.D.Cal.) erred when it held that the City of San Diego had violated the constitutional rights of two sets … read more
On December 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit affirmed the District Court’s grant of summary judgment to the University of Toledo in a case brought by a human resources administrator who was fired because of comments … read more
Two Federal judges in California issued dueling decisions on the state’s new gay conversion therapy law, Senate Bill (SB) 1172, which was to go into effect on January 1, 2013. SB 1172 prohibits mental health providers from engaging in sexual … read more