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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will hear oral arguments on whether to hear arguments on the case of a California man who says he has been denied access to a court interpreter because of his sex.
The hearing will take place Tuesday.
The case concerns the case against the American Civil Liberties Union of California.
In the ruling, the court says that since the interpreter is a male, the agency that administers federal contracts to local governments should provide him with a female interpreter.
The court also found that the state of California violated the federal Equal Protection Clause by refusing to give the interpreter the same protections as an interpreter of a different sex.
In its decision, the appeals court said that the decision to deny the male interpreter access to the court is “not consistent with the essential role of interpreters as interpreters of law.”
The ACLU filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Justice and the state on behalf of the interpreter in December 2017.
In July 2018, a federal judge in the Southern District of California blocked the state from using the federal grant program for the interpreters and ordered that the federal government pay for the state’s costs of paying for them.
The ACLU appealed that decision, and in October 2018, U.s.
District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco ruled that the interpreter had been discriminated against because of her sex and ordered the state to pay for his treatment.
A U. S. District Court judge in Sacramento ruled in November 2018 that the California courts were legally barred from hearing the ACLU’s request for the case, because the federal judge was not a member of the court and the case is before the court.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will hear oral arguments on whether to hear arguments on the…