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QLaw Gala

Type: * Networking * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community QLaw’s annual Gala. Hosted by the LGBTQ+ student organization at the UW Law School.

Bending Toward Justice: Continuing the March Toward LGBT Equality

Type: * Lecture * Informational * Networking * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The Office of the US Attorney invites you to “Bending Toward Justice: Continuing the March Toward LGBT Equality” on Tuesday, June 23 at the United States…

ACLU Statement on Proposed Amendments to Indiana RFRA

NEW YORK – The ACLU has issued the following statement in response to the Indiana legislature proposing amendments to address the harmful effects of SB 101, a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) bill: “The events in Indiana over the last week represent a dramatic change in the way our country…

ACLU Dismisses Case Regarding Recognition of June Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

Milwaukee – The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, the ACLU LGBT Project, and attorneys from Mayer Brown, today voluntarily dismissed the lawsuit they filed in federal court on behalf of same-sex couples married in Wisconsin during the week after June 6, 2014. The case, Bloechl-Karlsen v. Walker, sought recognition…

Sperling-Newton Receives Allies for Justice Award

(Madison, WI) The Law Center for Children & Families, 450 S. Yellowstone Drive, Madison, WI is pleased to announce that Judith Sperling-Newton, a founding partner of the law firm, received a 2014 Allies for Justice Award from the National LGBT Bar Association. The award is given to attorneys who have…

Come Out to Meet the Bar

Type: Social Informational Networking This Event: Is LGBTQ hosted May be of interest to the LGBTQ community In honor of National Coming Out Day, please come out and join the LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin for cocktails and learn more about Wisconsin’s first bar Association for LGBT and allied legal professionals and…

Law Center for Children and Families Merges with Winter Law Office

The Law Center for Children & Families and Winter Law Office Become The Law Center, S.C.(Madison, WI) The Law Center for Children & Families has merged with Winter Law Office. Located at 450 S. Yellowstone Drive in Madison, and 602 Pleasant Oak Drive in Oregon, the merged firms are now The Law Center, S.C….

Newly Formed LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin to Hold First Events

Madison, Wisconsin— October 6, 2014 — Over the past few months, a committee of attorneys from across the state have come together to establish the LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin. Having officially formed a non-profit corporation, the Association is now welcoming new members and holding events in Milwaukee and Madison….

Freedom to Marry Case to be heard next week in cases likely headed to Supreme Court

NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY RETURNS TO MIDWEST IN CASES LIKELY HEADED TO SUPREME COURT Marriage equality advocates from Indiana and Wisconsin to gather for Chicago rally on eve of U.S. Appellate Court Hearing CHICAGO (August 20, 2014) — The national spotlight on the campaign for marriage equality returns to…

ACLU: Lift Stay, Restore Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Attorneys for the ACLU filed a motion asking Judge Barbara Crabb to vacate the stay she entered and allow marriages for same-sex couples to continue until the state appeals or decides an appeal is futile. On June 6, Crabb issued an opinion striking down Wisconsin’s ban on marriage for…

ACLU Urges Wisconsin to Reach Quick Decision on Appeal of Marriage Case

MADISON, Wis. – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Wisconsin urged the governor and the state attorney general to make a quick decision about appealing a federal judge’s ruling striking down the state’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The decision was put on hold in anticipation…