Quantcast
Home / Opinion Digests / Criminal Law / Inmate gets hearing on name change request (access required)

Inmate gets hearing on name change request (access required)

A prison inmate diagnosed with gender dysphoria and who is transitioning from male to female identity is entitled to on-the-merits consideration of an application to change her name. The circuit court’s determination that there was not “good cause” to consider the matter is reversed. Background Brian Allen Leonard, a federal inmate serving a sentence for possession of child ...