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Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

The Am Law Litigation Daily named Kirkland associates Amelia Bailey and Samantha Rose as "Litigator of the Week" runners-up for the week of Aug. 9, 2021 for their trial victory on behalf of a certified class of all transgender individuals incarcerated in the Illinois Department of Corrections. 

"...After four days of trial testimony earlier this month, U.S. Chief District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel in East St. Louis issued a rare bench ruling enjoining IDOC from continuing to delay medically necessary care to treat the plaintiffs’ gender dysphoria. Rosenstengel followed that up with a written order this week saying that despite a 2019 injunction she issued in the case “there are still serious violations of plaintiffs’ constitutional rights happening every day..."

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