Smith v. FieldsPetition for certiorari denied on March 26, 2012
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-561||7th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2011|
Issue: (1) Whether the Seventh Circuit erred by upholding an injunction against a state law prohibiting the use of public funds to finance sexual reassignment surgery for inmates; and (2) whether the Eighth Amendment requires state prisons to treat gender identity disorder with hormone therapy to make an inmate look more like the opposite gender.