Atlanta-based U.S. appeals court to rehear transgender bathroom case
If the full 11th Circuit rules in the high school’s favor, it is possible the U.S. Supreme Court will ultimately hear the case because there is a split in the circuits. Both the federal appeals courts in Richmond, Virginia, and Chicago previously issued rulings that allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their identity.
In a statement, Tara Borelli, a Lambda Legal lawyer who represents Adams, said prior court rulings “have already gotten it right: transgender kids deserve equal dignity and respect in schools. … We believe that principle will stand the test of time.”
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