Please join us for a brown bag discussion on Tuesday, September 13th at noon about current litigation regarding LGBT rights with Paul Smith, the lawyer who argued Lawrence v. Texas before the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Smith also led the team that successfully argued in Gill v. Office of Personnel Management that Section 3 of DOMA … Continue reading Brownbag September 13th with Paul Smith at noon.
The White House issued an executive order on Thursday, August 18th announcing a Government-wide Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan and efforts. Noting, "a commitment to equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion is critical for the Federal Government as an employer. By law, the Federal Government's recruitment policies should "endeavor to achieve a work force from all … Continue reading White House issues Executive Order Establishing Coordinated Government-wide Diversity Efforts
DOJ Pride is proud to announce a newly formatted and updated look for its portal on the internet today. The new look of http://www.dojpride.org more closely matches the updated stylings and themes of color, diversity, inclusion, and justice present in the newly adopted logo by the Board of Directors. President Marc Salans said, "we heard from the membership survey conducted … Continue reading Updated Look for DOJPride.org
Congratulations are on hand for two DOJ Pride members for being named to the Class of 2011 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association. A huge congratulations goes out to members David Knight, Civil Rights Division attorney and board member of DOJ Pride, and Benjamin Mizer, senior counsel in the Office … Continue reading Two DOJ Pride Members named Top-40-Under-40 LGBT Lawyers in the Nation