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District of Puerto Rico Joins Eastern District of Louisiana in Upholding Gay-Marriage Bans

Decision to upgold gay-marriage ban is against the tide.


Groundbreaking Ruling for Transgender Federal Employee

Decision follows President Obama's July 2014 Executive Order.


Wisconsin Federal Judge Stays Ruling Overturning Same-Sex Marriage Ban

One week and 500 marriages after striking down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage, the ruling was stayed and counties were enjoined from processing further marriage license applications.



Articles »

A Primer on Kentucky's Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit

By Monica Hof Wallace and Christopher Gerald Otten

A discussion of the federal court decision in Kentucky that focused on the recognition of same-sex marriages in Kentucky, rather than the right to enter into the marriage.


Why Same-Sex Couples Will Be Moving to Florida (and Other Low Tax Cost States)

By Alan S. Gassman

IRS Revenue Ruling 2013-17 treats same-sex couples as married for federal income, estate, and gift tax purposes.


Challenges to Same-Sex Marriage Bans Succeeding

By Mark T. Hamby

An overview of recent decisions finding same-sex marriages and equality bans unconstitutional.


Announcements »

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2015 Diversity Leadership Award

The ABA Section of Litigation is accepting nominations for the 2015 Diversity Leadership Award.


ABA SOGI Commission, National LGBT Bar Submissions Call

The American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and the National LGBT Bar Association are pleased to announce their joint publication, OUT and ABOUT: The LGBT Experience in the Legal Profession, an edited collection of personal essays, to be published in the fall of 2013.


Call for Contributing Authors

We are seeking authors to contribute to the LGBT Litigator.


 
LGBT Litigator Leadership

Cochairs Editors  

J. Dalton Courson

New Orleans, LA


Kevin Kraham

Washington, D.C.

Nicholas P. Drury

Chicago, IL


Emily Ambrose

Minneapolis, MN