Transgender Bathroom Laws to Get US Appeals Court Rehear

Atlanta-based U.S. appeals court to rehear transgender bathroom case

2021-08-23 23:01:02



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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