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Entries from March 2019

Sentenced to Death Because He’s Gay?

March 28th, 2019 · Comments

On this episode LeGaL Executive Director Eric Lesh speaks with Lambda Legal Senior Attorney Ethan Rice. At issue is a brief that Lambda Legal, the ACLU, and ACLU South Dakota filed with the Supreme Court in the case of Rhines v. Young. The brief argues that anti-gay juror bias in-part motivated the South Dakota jury’s decision to sentence Charles Rhines to death. We also chat about the experiences of LGBT people in the court system.

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Here Comes the Ban

March 14th, 2019 · Comments

On the Law Notes episode of the LeGaL LGBT Podcast, we discuss:

  • The latest legal developments on Trump's hateful transgender military ban;
  • A federal court blocks discharges of healthy airmen living with HIV; and
  • A U.S. district court that finds a child born in Canada through gestational surrogacy to a same-sex couple is entitled to U.S. citizenship at birth.

LeGaL Executive Director Eric Lesh and New York Law School Professor Art Leonard discuss.


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