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November 12, 2013

Florida IVF Law Barring Woman from Asserting Parental Rights When Donating Ova to Same-Sex Partner Declared Unconstitutional

In its decision, D.M.T. v. T.M.H., Fla., No. SC12-261 (Nov. 7, 2013), the Florida Court held that applying the assisted reproductive technology statute to deny a woman from asserting parental rights when she donated ova to her same-sex partner is unconstitutional and a violation of her due process, privacy, and... Read More

October 29, 2013

New Jersey Joins the Ranks of States Permitting Same-Sex Marriage

Civil unions have been available to same-sex couples in New Jersey since February 2007.  Previous efforts to change the law failed, with the Governor vetoing a same-sex marriage law in 2012.  However, same-sex marriage finally became available on October 21, 2013 after a Court ruling invalidating the state law that... Read More

October 23, 2013

Murdoch Again Appointed to ACTL Vermont State Committee

James W. Murdoch has once again been appointed by the Board of Regents as a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers' Vermont State Committee for the coming year.  Read More

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