'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' Trial Slated To Open Tuesday

Law360, New York (July 8, 2010, 3:50 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied the U.S. government's request for summary judgment in a case by the Log Cabin Republicans seeking repeal of the military's “don't ask, don't tell” policy, clearing the way for a trial to begin Tuesday.

Judge Virginia Phillips of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled Tuesday that the government has not shown that it is entitled to summary judgment under the applicable standard of review in the case. Under that standard, the government must show that the...
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