2019年8月23日,第九巡回上诉法院维持了美国爱达荷州地方法院的决定,并命令爱达荷州惩教局(IDOC)向原告Adree Edmo提供性别确认手术。 IDOC向地方法院上诉’于2018年12月13日向第九巡回赛发出命令。

第九巡回法庭的三名法官组成一致,在长达85页的意见中裁定地方法院’s “仔细审查广泛的证据和证词,充分支持了详细的事实调查结果” and held:

[W]这里和这里一样,记录显示囚犯的医疗必要治疗’性别焦虑症是一种性别确认手术,负责任的监狱官员在完全了解囚犯的情况下拒绝接受这种治疗’受苦,那些官员违反了第八修正案’禁止残酷和不寻常的惩罚。

第九巡回赛的结论是“敦促国家前进” with Ms. Edmo’在医学上必要的手术。这是第一个命令州政府提供囚犯性别确认手术的联邦上诉决定。

埃德莫女士(Edmo)是一名美国原住民跨性别女性,被诊断患有严重的性别焦虑症,自2012年以来一直被IDOC拘留。Hadsell Stormer Renick&戴(Dai)合伙人Shaleen Shanbhag以及共同律师Rifkin律师事务所,国家女同性恋权利中心和PLLC的弗格森·达勒姆(Ferguson Durham),PLLC代表Edmo女士参加诉讼。 Edmo诉爱达荷州惩教局。

意见:

http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2019/08/23/19-35017.pdf

播客:

//www.npr.org/podcasts/724345591/l-o-c-k-e-d

//www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-next-transgender-idaho-inmate#stream/0

//www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/state-must-provide-gender-confirmation-surgery-idaho-inmate-adree-edmo#stream/0

媒体:

http://www.nclrights.org/cases-and-policy/cases-and-advocacy/edmo-v-idaho-department-of-correction-et-al/ 

//www.npr.org/2019/08/23/753788697/court-says-idaho-must-provide-gender-confirmation-surgery-to-transgender-inmate

//www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2019/08/27/idaho-must-pay-an-inmates-gender-confirmation-surgery-court-says-governor-is-fighting-it/?noredirect=on

//www.idahopress.com/news/local/two-idaho-inmates-who-died-by-suicide-in-year-s/article_2cf8a7f9-d0f6-5080-a4c4-02f98e8e3944.html

//lawandcrime.com/high-profile/legal-expert-federal-court-took-fifth-circuit-to-the-woodshed-over-ruling-in-case-of-transgender-inmate/

//newsmaven.io/indiancountrytoday/news/court-rules-transgender-inmate-and-shoshone-bannock-citizen-needs-sex-reassignment-surgery-s9Qt1fDX3kGh2QKkDdXFVQ/

http://www.nclrights.org/cases-and-policy/cases-and-advocacy/edmo-v-idaho-department-of-correction-et-al/

//www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/idaho-must-provide-sex-reassignment-surgery-trans-inmate-court-rules-n1046501

//www.out.com/transgender/2019/8/23/historic-move-court-rules-inmate-must-receive-confirmation-surgery