9th Circ. Keeps DADT In Place For Now

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 12:23 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s order barring enforcement of the U.S. military’s “don't ask, don't tell” policy following a request from the Obama administration, which wants to end the policy legislatively.

Government attorneys argued persuasively that bringing the 1993 policy to a hasty end would “disrupt ongoing and determined efforts by the administration to devise an orderly change of policy,” and that “the district court’s injunction does not permit sufficient time for ... appropriate training to occur, especially for commanders and servicemen...
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