RBGG has filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit for Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF) on behalf of a transgender prisoner in Norsworthy v. Beard. The RBGG team which was representing BALIF pro bono included attorneys Aaron J. Fischer and Sanford Rosen, summer associate Abbye Klamann, and paralegal clerk Charlotte Landes. The BALIF press release is set out below. A copy of the brief is available here.
BALIF is the nation’s oldest and largest bar association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in the field of law. Founded in 1980, BALIF represents its members’ interests in the wider San Francisco Bay Area. BALIF members and supporters include San Francisco Bay Area judges, lawyers, law students, and legal workers.