April 14, 2014
by Addison Morris
Judge Timothy Black of the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio ruled on Monday that Ohio authorities must recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states. The court found that the state's refusal to recognize such marriages violates the Due Process Clause, Equal ...[read more]
February 17, 2014
by Cynthia Miley
Experts from the UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and practice, along with several other special groups within the UN, urged Kenya on Monday to repeal sections of the Marriage and Property Act. According to the experts, the provisions effectively deny women the right to ...[read more]
July 12, 2010
by Daniel Richey
The Chinese government instituted new regulations Sunday requiring a wide variety of government officials to disclose to the state details about their personal finances and the legal statuses of their family members. The new regulations, which apply to county-level and higher-ranking political ...[read more]
April 27, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (D) introduced a bill Friday to legalize gay marriage in New York. In a press release, Spitzer said :Under current law, partners unable to enter into a civil marriage- and their children- lack legal protections taken for granted by married couples. In such areas as... ...[read more]

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