The Hon. Halee F. Weinstein
The District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City
The Hon. Halee F. Weinstein is a judge in the District Court of Maryland, Baltimore City. Weinstein founded and presides over the Baltimore City Veterans Treatment Court, a court-supervised voluntary treatment-based program for veterans charged with misdemeanor offenses. The mission of the VTC is to serve the community and increase public safety by integrating and incorporating a coordinated treatment response for justice-involved veterans with substance abuse and/or mental health issues.
In 1986, she was forced to resign her commission from the United States Army because of her sexual orientation and since has been an advocate both privately and publicly for the rights of LGBTQ people.