The week ahead: October 17, 2011
Thursday, October 20 - Oral argument before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Planned Parenthood of Indiana v. Commissioner of the State Department of Health. The state is appealing a preliminary injunction issued against enforcement of a new law to defund Planned Parenthood that would end its ability to accept Medicaid (low income) patients.
Also October 20 - New York City - The Association of the Bar of the City of New York will present a CLE program on "Defense of Marriage Act Litigation: Strategy, Tactics and Theory" from 6 to 8 pm at the City Bar building on 44th Street.
Friday, October 21 - Oral argument before Judge White of the Northern District of California in Golinski v OPM. This is another one of those cases in which counsel for House Republicans is defending the constitutionality of DoMA, since the Justice Department has declined to do so. UPDATE - This hearing has been rescheduled for December 16.
Also October 21 - Los Angeles - Loyola Law School is hosting a day long conference on LGBT Identity and the Law; open to the public.