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SKY DIVER INSTRUCTOR OFFERED TOO MUCH INFORMATION
Posted on 22 Jun 2017 by Gabriela Nolen

In a suit brought by Donald Zarda, a skydiver, against his former employer, Altitude Express (doing business as Skydive Long Island), alleging that he was fired from his job as a skydiving instructor because of his sexual orientation, the United States... Read More

Judge: Military's Ban On Gays Is Unconstitutional
Posted on 10 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A federal judge on Thursday declared the U.S. military's ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional and said she will issue an order to stop the government from enforcing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy... Read More

Students Sue Minnesota School District Over Gay Policy
Posted on 22 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHAMPLIN, Minn. - (AP) Several current and former students sued Minnesota's largest school district Thursday, saying its policy requiring staff to remain neutral when sexual orientation is discussed in the classroom prevents teachers from effectively... Read More

Feds Object To 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Injunction
Posted on 24 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - (AP) Attorneys for the Obama administration objected Thursday to a proposed worldwide injunction being considered by a California federal judge that would halt the military's ban on openly gay troops. Calling the possible move "untenable... Read More

Appeals Court Keeps Military's Gay Policy For Now
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal appeals court has frozen a judge's order halting the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, even as the Pentagon has announced it will accept openly gay recruits. A three-judge panel of the... Read More

Government Seeks Stay Of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Ruling
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) The Obama administration on Wednesday asked a federal appeals court to immediately suspend a judge's ruling that overturned the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays. The administration says it wants... Read More