The Sodomy Cases: Bowers V. Hardwick and Lawrence V. Texas (Landmark Law Cases and American Society) ebook
by David A. J. Richards
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oral arguments - Lawrence v. Texas : opinions of the court - After Lawrence : decriminalization of other sexual offenses and the case for same-sex marriage - A concluding perspective on landmark cases in American constitutional law. Bookplateleaf. Canon EOS 5D Mark II. For America's gay community, the question of rights is often reduced to the issue of privacy. Until very recently, even though this right has been upheld by the Supreme Court in landmark cases relating to contraception and. Until very recently, even though this right has been upheld by the Supreme Court in landmark cases relating to contraception and abortion, the issue of 'non procreational sex' continued to trigger a double standard for gay men. Now David Richards, a leading legal scholar who is himself gay, shows how two other landmark cases nearly twenty years apart shed light on America's evolving views of privacy.
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Bowers v. Hardwick, legal case, decided on June 30, 1986, in which the . Supreme Court upheld (5–4) a Georgia state law banning sodomy.
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Richards, David A. (2009) The sodomy cases :Bowers v. Hardwick and Lawrence v. Texas Lawrence : University Press of Kansas
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The Sodomy Cases: Bowers V. Texas (Landmark Law Cases and American . Texas (Landmark Law Cases and American Society). David A. Much of Eskridge's book is of legal analysis deeper than many layman will enjoy, but there are details here of the lives of, say, Bowers and Hardwick, and not just their legal cases. There are descriptions of lawyers on both sides of issues, and the judges who ruled on the cases, so that the book provides a picture of how the law works and how it has come to allow consensual sodomy today, while still capably prosecuting forced sex or sex upon minors.