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Sheriff’s transgender policy dooms gross negligence claim (access required)

Where the Fairfax County sheriff issued a policy that incarcerated persons at a detention center are classified and housed according to his/her genitalia, the gross negligence claim of a transgender woman who maintains male genitalia was dismissed because the sheriff’s department policy evidenced some degree of care. Background Plaintiff is a transgender woman who has lived as ...