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Practice Points »

Windsor Retroactive: Litigant Wins Right to Benefits

After the death of her spouse, the plaintiff was denied her wife's annuity.


The Case of the Kentucky County Clerk

A primer on the litigation over Kim Davis's refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses.


Ninth Circuit Sets Oral Argument in Transgender Prisoner Medical Needs Case

District court found a likelihood of success on claim that denial of sex reassignment surgery constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.


Articles »

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

By Mark Hamby

The right to marry is a fundamental right for everyone nationwide.


How In-House Counsel Can Promote LGBT Diversity in the Legal Profession

By Samuel L. Felker

Expectations that the outside law firm's commitment should mirror the company's own should be conveyed.

The Pioneers Series: An Interview with Justice Rives Kistler of the Supreme Court of Oregon

By Nick Kacprowski

A discussion of LGBT litigation issues with a prominent LGBT judge.


Announcements »

Diverse Litigator Speaker's Directory

The Section of Litigation is creating a Diverse Litigator Speaker's Directory. If you would like to volunteer to be considered as a speaker please sign up by completing the Speaker Information form.


Increased Presence of LGBT Community in Associations

The LGBT Bar Association and the ABA liaisons held an organizational conference call to help define the mission and goals for the collaboration.


Call for Contributing Authors

We are seeking authors to contribute to the LGBT Litigator.

LGBT Litigator Leadership

Chairs Editors

Helen E. Casale

Norristown, PA

Mark Hamby

Tulsa, OK

Emily Ambrose

Minneapolis, MN

Nick Kacprowski

Honolulu, HI