The Ninth Circuit in SmithKline Beecham Corp. v. Abbott Labs. used heightened scrutiny to review an equal-protection claim based on sexual orientation.
Seventeen states and D.C. now allow gay marriage.
The bill is expected to be signed into law by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on November 20, 2013.
By Emily Babcock and Ellen Krug
An intimate account of one trial lawyer's experience going from "Ed" to "Ellen."
By Omar J. Alaniz
LGBT lawyers often spend their whole lives coming out—and nowhere is this more complicated than in the workplace.
By Shmuel Bushwick
A closer look at GSK v. Abbott and its implications regarding the contentious issue of sexual-orientation discrimination.
Don't miss this free roundtable on April 16, 2014, cosponsored by LGBT Litigator, Young Advocates, and Minority Trial Lawyer Committees.
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.
We are seeking authors to contribute to the LGBT Litigator.