Civil Rights – Prisons & Jails – Gender Reassignment Surgery – Request Denied – Constitutional — Eighth AmendmentDe’Lonta v. Johnson A Virginia inmate who has the condition of Gender Identity Disorder has stated an Eighth Amendment claim for defendant Department of Corrections’ denial of her request for gender reassignment surgery, and the complaint survives screening under 28 U.S.C. § 1915, the 4th Circuit says
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Published: January 31, 2013
Time posted: 6:09 pm
Tags: gender reassignment surgery