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Judge Says Illinois Violating Constitutional Rights of Transgender Prisoners

Amelia Bailey of Kirkland spoke with The St. Louis Post-Dispatch regarding a trial win related to Constitutional rights violations of transgender individuals incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

…”Amelia Bailey, one of the lawyers representing inmates pro bono, said in an email that it was the ‘first instance of injunctive relief granted on behalf of a certified class of transgender inmates’ in the U.S. and could set a ‘precedent for similar litigation in other states.’”

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This article appeared in its entirety in the August 15, 2021, edition of St. Louis Post-Dispatch.