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Featured Cases

Transgender Law

Adree Edmo v. Idaho Department of Correction, et al.

STATUS: Preliminary injunction granted | Idaho

NCLR, along with co-counsel Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP and Ferguson Durham, PLLC, represents Adree Edmo, a Native American transgender woman in the custody of the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC). After a three-day evidentiary hearing on Ms. Edmo’s motion for a preliminary injunction, Judge B. Lynn Winmill issued an order requiring IDOC and IDOC’s…

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Asylum & Immigration

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant et al. v. Trump et al.

STATUS: Amicus Brief filed

NCLR filed an amicus brief highlighting the stories of LGBTQ asylum seekers in East Bay Sanctuary Covenant et al. v. Trump et al., a case in federal district court in California challenging the Trump Administration’s “asylum ban” – the rule and presidential proclamation barring asylum for individuals who enter the United States across the southern…

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Featured Policy & Legistlation

Family & Relationships

Legislation: California Assembly Bill 960

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On October 10, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that updates the state’s assisted reproduction laws to ensure that all families are equally protected under the law. Authored by Assemblymember David Chiu, Assembly Bill 960 updates current assisted reproduction laws in three ways: first, unmarried couples using assisted reproduction to become parents will…

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Employment

Legislation: California Senate Bill 703

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On October 7, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a landmark bill that protects transgender people who work for companies doing business with state agencies. Senate Bill 703, authored by California State Senator Mark Leno, prohibits state agencies from entering into a contract in the amount of $100,000 or more with a contractor who discriminates in…

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