The ACLU of Illinois represents six women who are transgender in a case challenging the gross inadequacies in the medical care offered to prisoners with gender dysphoria by the Illinois Department of Corrections.
One of the main ways the ACLU of Illinois works to protect civil liberties and civil rights is through litigation. Litigation remains one of the fundamental tools with which our adept legal team fights for equality and civil rights throughout the state. This section of our website documents the cases we’re working on now and those we’ve handled in recent years.
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