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Elder Law
Publications pertaining to end of life issues, senior and assisted-living facilities, estate and financial planning, healthcare, surviving partner benefits, partnership protection read more

Employment
Publications perating to employment benefits, employment discrimination, housing and public accommodations discriminationread more

Families and Parenting
Publications pertaining to adoption and foster parenting, alternative insemination and assisted reproduction, child custody and visitation, partnership protectionread more

Immigration
Publications pertaining to bi-national couples, persecution on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status read more

Marriage
Publications pertaining to marriage discrimination read more

Relationship Recognition
Publications pertaining to civil unions, domestic partnerships, other relationship protections, dissolution read more

Sports
Publications pertaining to homophobia and gender identity discrimination in sports, hiring and firing, recruiting, advising and assisting athletes, coaches, teams, schools, and associations read more

Transgender Law
Publications pertaining to family law, youth, discrimination, healthcare, prison issues read more

Youth
Publications pertaining to juvenile justice and foster care, school harassment and discrimination, healthcare read more

Full case docket
A complete list of our cases read more