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United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM) United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday announced that it will not rehear a case that affirmed a preliminary injunction requiring a prison to provide Adree Edmo, an incarcerated trans woman in Idaho, sex reassignment surgery. A group of dissenting judges on the court, however, criticized the lower court’s decision to mandate “an evolving standard of care.”

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Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at alancaster@alm.com. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

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Ross Todd is bureau chief of The Recorder in San Francisco. He writes about litigation in the Bay Area and around California. Contact Ross at rtodd@alm.com. On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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