Court sets September arguments in transgender bathroom case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WVEC) - A federal appeals court will hear arguments in September in the case of a transgender teen in Virginia who sued his high school for the right to use the boys' bathroom.

On Monday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals scheduled arguments for Gavin Grimm's case against the Gloucester County School Board to be held on Sepetmber 12.

Grimm's case is back in the appeals court after the Supreme Court declined to hear it. The Supreme Court's decision came after President Donald Trump revoked guidance saying transgender students should be allowed to use the bathroom of their choice.

The 4th Circuit relied on that guidance when it ruled in favor of Grimm last year.

Grimm graduated high school last month, but says he will keep fighting on behalf of others.

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit oral argument notification by 13News Now on Scribd

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