University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Goodridge et al. v. Dept. Public Health"
Date Feb 4, 2004
Author GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders
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Abstract In a historic opinion on November 18, 2003, GLAD won a ruling from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court that gay and lesbian couples can no longer be excluded from civil marriage rights in Massachusetts. GLAD filed the case in April 2001. The 4-3 opinion was the first of its kind in this country by a final appellate court.
Source GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders

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case Goodridge v. Department of Human Health (PB-MA-0008)

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