This discussion will address the direct impact and ripple effects of President Trump’s July 26, 2017 tweet reinstating the military’s ban on service by openly transgender service members. Counsel from the pending challenge brought in federal court in Maryland will discuss the court’s preliminary injunction and next steps for advocates and military leaders.
The panel includes:
- Paula Neira (Clinical Program Director, John Hopkins Center for Transgender Health)
- Marianne Kies (Associate, Covington & Burling)
- Blake Dremann (President of Servicemembers, Partners and Allies for Respect and Tolerance for All (SPART*A))
Pre-registration for this program is encouraged. D.C. Bar membership is not required to attend.
This event is sponsored by the D.C. Bar Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice Community and cosponsored by the Administrative Law and Agency Practice Community, the District of Columbia Affairs Community, the Litigation Community, and Washington Council of Lawyers.