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I Get by with a Little Help from My Friends

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


From Russia with Love

The United Nations expands employee benefits to all same-sex spouses of employees over Russia's fierce objection.


Sweet Home Alabama?

A state supreme court justice's crusade to stop same-sex marriages.


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 »

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