Resources Related to Judicial
This fall, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will consider the appeal of a February 2014 ruling in favor of the freedom to marry in Texas. Dozens of "friends of the court" have filed briefs in the case, De Leon v. Perry, urging the 5th Circuit to affirm the ruling and pave the way for the freedom to marry in Texas.
This is the piece that Evan Wolfson published in the September 11, 2001 edition of 'The Advocate,' laying out the pathway forward for the campaign to win marriage nationwide. The article serves as a blueprint for the movement for marriage.
Momentum for the freedom to marry continues to build. And it’s clear from the past few weeks the path ahead is dynamic and full of flashpoints, including in some of the more conservative parts of the country. This memo looks at what the recent Ohio, Oklahoma, and Utah court victories—and others potentially soon to come—mean in the context of our overall strategy to win the freedom to marry nationwide.
Tobias Barrington Wolff, Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, makes the case for marriage on the Hoover Institution's "Uncommon Knowledge" program.
An article adapted from Harvard Professor Nancy F. Cott’s expert report submitted in the case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
The Florida Third District Court of Appeal decision affirming a circuit court ruling that found a law banning gay and lesbian people from adopting children unconstitutional.
FAQ from NCLR on the recent ruling by Judge Vaughn R. Walker to extend stay in Perry v. Schwarzenegger until August 18.
The district court decision in Perry v. Schwarzenegger affirming same-sex couples' constitutional freedom to marry.
FAQ from GLAD on the recent rulings in the Federal District Court of Massachusetts striking down DOMA Section 3.
Democratizing the Courts: How an Amicus Brief Helped Organize the Asian American Community to Support Marriage Equality
Lambda Legal, American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Equality Maryland, and the American Civil Liberties Union: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Guide for same-sex couples in Maryland who married out of state.
Key excerpts from the court decision.
Amicus briefs from Strauss v. Horton which support overturning Proposition 8 in California
Copy of the decision in Kerrigan and Mock v. the CT Department of Public Health
Copy of the decision In re: Marriage Cases