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The New York court system is considering a policy that would discourage courts from discriminating against trans people (NY)
Thursday, October 26, 2017
- Think Progress
The New York court system is considering a policy that would discourage courts from discriminating against trans people
"The New York state court system is considering an amendment that would add gender identity and gender expression to the court’s nondiscrimination policies. Nondiscrimination policies for judges, lawyers, court officers, and others in the court system already include sexual orientation, but the co-chairs of the Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Commission of the New York Courts, appeals Justices Elizabeth Garry and Marcy Kahn, said the current policy is not inclusive enough, according to the New York Law Journal.
Kahn told the Journal that it would be one of the very first nondiscrimination policies of its kind in the nation’s court systems..."