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News & Developments »

Justice, Can I Talk Now?

A summary of the oral arguments in same-sex marriage cases.

 

"Pray the Gay Away" Stays Illegal in New Jersey

The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal upholding anti-gay conversion therapy law

 

I Get by with a Little Help from My Friends

SCOTUS receives approximately 150 amicus briefs in the Obergefell v. Hodges case.

 


Articles »

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.


It's Not the "ENDA" Sexual Orientation Discrimination

By David Scher and R. Scott Oswald

Employers should act as though sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination are illegal even if the act is not passed.

 


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.

 

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

Chairs Editors  

Helen E. Casale

Norristown, PA


Mark Hamby

Tulsa, OK

Emily Ambrose

Minneapolis, MN


Nick Kacprowski

Honolulu, HI