BigLaw Joins Fight Against Transgender Military Ban

Law360, New York (August 28, 2017, 3:27 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump’s transgender military service ban is facing more heat with the Monday filing of two new federal court challenges by civil rights groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union and Lambda Legal, and law firms Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Covington & Burling LLP, which are aiding the rights groups pro bono.

The new suits come three days after President Donald Trump penned a memo instructing the U.S. Department of Defense to stop letting members of the transgender community enlist. (AP) In similar complaints,...
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Stone et al v. Trump et al


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1:17-cv-02459

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Maryland

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Civil Rights: Other

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Marvin J. Garbis

Date Filed

August 28, 2017


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Karnoski et al v. Trump et al


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2:17-cv-01297

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Washington Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Marsha J. Pechman

Date Filed

August 28, 2017

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