Transgender Bathroom Debate: What's The Deference?

Law360, New York (May 18, 2016, 1:07 PM EDT) -- Jim S. McNeill

Peter Stockburger Whether an individual has a right under federal law to use the bathroom or locker room corresponding to their gender identity is the question at the heart of an ongoing civil rights debate between the Obama administration and the states. On May 13, the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice issued a joint letter to all public schools receiving funding under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, threatening to withhold federal funding from any school that...
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