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Case: Pritchard v. IUOE Stationary Engineers Pension Plan

On January 22, 2016, the widower of a hotel telecommunications engineer in San Francisco sued the IUOE Stationary Engineers Local...


Case: Blumenthal v. Brewer

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and Chicago Attorney Angelika Kuehn are representing Eileen Brewer, in a case seeking...


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: Dousset v. Florida Atlantic University

On May 14, 2014, Gildas Dousset, a student at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, filed an appeal in state...


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

In Historic Ruling, U.S. Supreme Court Affirms Marriage Equality Across the United States on June 26, 2015 BACKGROUND On October...


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.


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