(202) 420.7873

Charles T. Moran                                                         Nicholas Clarke

Log Cabin Republicans                                                White & Case LLP

(310) 774-1258                                                           (212) 819-7808

[email protected]                                       [email protected]


(Riverside, CA) – Log Cabin Republicans longstanding lawsuit challenging the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy will go to trial, presided by Judge Virginia Phillips in federal court.


WHO:             Log Cabin Republicans

White & Case LLP


WHAT:           US District Court trial of Log Cabin Republicans vs. United States of America

The only modern legal challenge to the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy’ (see attached briefing)


WHEN:          Tuesday, July 13 – Friday, July 16, 2010

9 a.m. pacific


WHERE:                US District Court

Central District of California

Riverside Courthouse

3470 Twelfth Street

Riverside, CA 9250
(951) 328-4450


AVAILABILITY:  Dan Woods, lead attorney and partner at White & Case, will be available immediately following trial days for comment.


WITNESS LIST:        Terry W. Hamilton – National Board Chairman

Jamie Ensley – Secretary of the Board

Phillip Bradley – Member, Board of Directors,

Alexander Nicholson – Servicemembers United

Marty Meekins


Expert Wintesses

Nathaniel Frank

Aaron Belkin

Lawrence Korb

Robert MacCoun

Elizabeth Hillman

Alan Okros

Melissa Sheridan Embser-Herbert


Former Service Members

Michael Almy

Joseph Rocha

Jenny Kopfstein

Anthony Loverde

Stephen Vossler


DETAILS:      Courtroom will be open to journalists, but no cameras allowed

Log Cabin Republicans will e-mail daily review of case and comments from principals.

Please contact Log Cabin Republicans Press Secretary Charles T. Moran at (310) 774-1258 cell for questions, comments, or for follow-up interviews with principals involved with the case.

Date: 7/9/2010
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Log Cabin Republicans is the only Republican organization dedicated to representing the interests of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans and their allies. The more than 30-year old organization has state and local chapters nationwide, a full-time office in Washington, DC, a federal political action committee and state political action committees.