Decisions, decisions: Somali men convicted of terrorism enter fourth year waiting for appeals court ruling [The San Diego Union-Tribune]

In a first, court says a state must provide gender-confirmation surgery to inmate [San Francisco Chronicle]

Feb. 11–A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday affirmed its ruling, the first by any appellate court, ordering a state to provide gender-confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate. Ten Republican-appointed judges dissented, including the court’s first openly gay judge. The Idaho inmate, Adree Edmo, was born male but says she has viewed herself […]