Cook v. Gates

Learn more about SLDN's lawsuit on behalf of twelve service members discharged under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" who are seeking reinstatement in the military. Due to a new Secretary of Defense, as of December 2006, the lawsuit is known as Cook v. Gates.

Cook v. Gates Decisions

Learn about the decisions in Cook v. Gates.

Cook v. Gates Plaintiffs

Read the briefs by the plaintiffs in Cook v. Gates.

Cook v. Gates Government

Read the briefs by the government in Cook v. Gates.

Cook v. Gates Amicus

Read the amici briefs filed in Cook v. Gates.

Government Opposition Brief to Pietrangelo Supreme Court Petition for Review

Click here to learn more about the federal government's position in Pietrangelo v. Gates.