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Same Sex Marriage and Divorce
Update It went down to the wire but New York passed a gay marriage law. This makes New York the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage. It remains to be seen if this is the tipping point for gay rights nationwide. Almost immediately afterward, seven gay couples announced they would sue the state of ... Read more

Washington DC Recognizes Same Sex Marriages
The District of Columbia now recognizes same-sex marriages performed elsewhere under a new law that took effect July 7, 2009. The new law gives marital status to gay and lesbian couples who were legally married in other states and countries. Currently, same-sex marriages are permitted in six states - ... Read more

Same Sex Date Brings an End to Senior Prom
Update The Itawamba County School District in rural Mississippi agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of Constance McMillen, a gay teen who wasn’t permitted to bring her girlfriend to the high school prom. The District cancelled ... Read more

Domestic Partnerships: What Protections Exist?
What are your options when you want to protect your partner but the law hasn't caught up yet? ... Read more

eHarmony Settles Same Sex Class Action Lawsuit
eHarmony.com settled a lawsuit claiming that it discriminated against gay, lesbian, and bi-sexual people. ... Read more

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I am not sure you can sue the electric company as you right. However you might want to contact the NJ Board of Public Utilities and see what your rights are. If they indicate that your rights are bein ...Read more

Where and why and against whom and when did it happen?

There are two legal principles at work. The first concerns the health officer. This person will always be allowed to come on your property to inspect. The second is your neighbor calling the auth ...Read more

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By Clicking "I Agree," Consumer Did Not Agree to Give Up Right to Go to Court

A decision recently handed down from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a victory for the every-day consumer against forced...Keep Reading.

Mechanic's Liens: When Is Work Completed?

Timing is everything when it comes to construction payment disputes. The California constitution and civil code provide significant remedies for contractors and suppliers who do not get paid what ... Read more

FERS & CSRS Disability Retirement: Jobs -- the true civil rights

Throughout history, across national and international lines of artificial demarcations; over barriers confining and limiting all conceivable sectarian ceilings; in every society, community and commu ... Read more

PHILADELPHIA CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYERS: TRANSGENDER HIGH SCHOOL RESTROOMS

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit handed down a favorable decision Tuesday for a Virginia teenager who has taken the fight against transgender discrimination in his high school to federal ... Read more

Can I Sue A Nursing Home For Neglect And Deficient Care?

Answer: Yes. California law provides several types of claims that a patient - or surviving heirs if the patient has died - may bring. While many dedicated professionals work at residential care faci ... Read more

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