Tag Archives: case law

Did the Supreme Court Lay the Groundwork for a Future Ruling on Gay Marriage?

Post by Randall Ryder Legal scholars are claiming that one sentence from a recent Supreme Court decision is "tea leaf" that can be interpreted as the Supreme Court’s opinion of gay marriage rights. The phrase appeared in the recent case of…

New York Paves an Easier Path for Transgender Name Changes

Two recent decisions, along with countless volunteer lawyers, have made it easier for transgender individuals to change their name in New York. In the first case, the New York appeals court held that individuals seeking name changes are not required…