Log Cabin Republicans Want DADT Appeal Sped Up

Law360, New York (November 19, 2010, 6:21 PM EST) -- A gay rights group on Friday asked a federal appeals court to speed up the appeals process over the U.S. Department of Defense's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to lift a stay on a district court's injunction barring the government from enforcing the policy.

The appeal should be sped up because service members are being irreparably harmed; a permanent injunction is involved; the case is of public importance; constitutional rights are at issue; and even the government has acknowledged that...
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