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Transgender Discrimination in Prisons, Jails and Immigration Detention Facilities

Recorded on: Nov. 17, 2016
Running Time: 01:01:35

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Taken from the Web Program Representing Transgender Clients: Practical Skills and Cultural Competency recorded November, 2016 in San Francisco.

Transgender Discrimination in Prisons, Jails and Immigration Detention Facilities [01:01:35]

In this session, presenters will provide an overview of the issues that transgender people in detention experience. Presenters will also discuss the legal theories, such as the 8th Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause, that are successfully being invoked to expand protections for this vulnerable population.

Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan

Presentation Material

  • Transgender Discrimination in Prisons, Jails, and Immigration Detention Facilities PowerPoint Slides
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Know Your Rights: Laws, Court Decisions, and Advocacy Tips to Protect Transgender Prisoners
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Diamond v. Owens et al., United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, (2015), Verified Complaint
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Passion Star v. Livingston et al., United States District Court Southern District of Texas Houston Division, (2015)
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Brown v. Patuxent Institution, Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings (2015)
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Shaw v. District of Columbia, et al., United States District Court for the District of Columbia (2013), Memorandum Opinion
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
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Kelly Lou Densmore ~ Legal Director and Staff Attorney, TGI Justice Project
Jennifer Orthwein ~ Legal-Psychological Consultant, Orthwein Consulting
Amy Whelan ~ Senior Staff Attorney, National Center for Lesbian Rights
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