William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Sonora Taffa ’24, and Alex Johnson ’24 are quoted in a story about the work of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic on behalf of transgender veterans and service members.
The work of the YLS Veterans Legal Services Clinic and Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is highlighted by The Yale Daily News for a suit filed by the clinic urging the VA to address gender-affirming surgery policy in this article. Sonora Taffa LAW ’24, Jack Baisley ’25, and Alex Johnson ’24 are quoted.
A blog from reporter Kathryn Foxhall on lawsuits over ”gag rules” and public agencies includes the Media Freedom and Information Access clinic’s case against a Pennsylvania country that barred public employees from speaking to the press.
The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School, in part with other organizations, filed a suit against the DoD and the Department of Veterans Affairs for discriminatory coverage policies related to fertility treatments which has led to increased medical care for veterans.
The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Transgender American Veterans Association, which is suing the Department of Veterans Affairs for not providing or paying for gender-affirming surgery for transgender veterans.
In August 2023, the National Organization for Women–New York City (NOW-NYC) filed a federal lawsuit against the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) challenging IVF policies that discriminate against its members.