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Archives: Marriage

Case: Ramsay v. Dalrymple

On June 6, 2014, seven same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking the freedom to marry in North Dakota. The...


Case: Rosenbrahn v. Daugaard

On May 22, 2014, six same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit in Sioux Falls seeking the freedom to marry in...


Case: Taylor v. Brasuell

On July 7, 2014, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Boise attorneys Deborah A. Ferguson and Craig Durham filed...


Case: Courage v. Wyoming

On March 5, 2014, four same-sex couples and Wyoming Equality filed a lawsuit in state court in Cheyenne challenging Wyoming’s...


Case: Pareto v. Ruvin

On January 21, 2014, six same-sex couples and Equality Florida Institute filed a lawsuit in Florida state court in Miami...


Case: Kitchen v. Herbert

Three same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit challenging Utah’s laws prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying and refusing to respect the...


Case: Latta v. Otter

On November 8, 2013, four same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit in Boise challenging Idaho’s laws prohibiting same-sex couples from...



Case: Tanco v. Haslam

On October 21, 2013, NCLR filed a lawsuit on behalf of three legally married same-sex couples, challenging Tennessee laws that...



Case: Cozen O’Connor, P.C. v. Jennifer J. Tobits, et al. and Estate of Sarah Ellyn Farley (IL)

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is defending Jennifer Tobits, whose marriage and inheritance rights are being challenged by her deceased wife’s employer and family.


Case: Lewis v. Harris

NCLR filed an amicus brief in support of seven same-sex couples who filed suit alleging that New Jersey’s marriage law violated the New Jersey Constitution’s guarantees of equality and liberty


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