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Attorney Christopher Gerlica '12 is a solo practitioner in Newport, Rhode Island. His practice focuses on employment discrimination, domestic relations and general civil law. Attorney Gerlica has been Chair of the Rhode Island Bar Association's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues...

Christopher Gerlica's Archive for October 2015

Posted by Christopher Gerlica
10/27/2015 at 09:00 AM
On June 26 of this year the Supreme Court of the United States made history by legalizing marriage equality nationwide. Prior to the Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, same-sex marriage had been governed by a patchwork of state laws. Unfortunately for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, many vital issues beyond marriage – involving family law, domestic violence, transgender rights and federal protections – are still obscured by a confusing mishmash of local laws. The Beyond Marriage Equality Symposium on October 30th is meant to address these...