Gay Rights and American Law / Edition 1

Gay Rights and American Law / Edition 1

by Daniel R. Pinello
     
 

Investigates how American appellate courts dealt with lesbian-and-gay civil rights during the 1980s and 1990s.See more details below

Overview

Investigates how American appellate courts dealt with lesbian-and-gay civil rights during the 1980s and 1990s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521012140
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Sales rank:
1,226,900
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Case Narratives17
3The Lesbian and Gay Rights Claims Models72
4Judicial Federalism and the "Myth of Parity"105
5A Test of Stare Decisis118
6Conclusion144
App. 1.1How Court Decisions Were Identified163
App. 1.2Federal and State Appellate Cases Adjudicating Lesbian and Gay Rights Claims, 1981-2000167
App. 2.1Cases Adjudicating Lesbian and Gay Family Issues, 1981-2000186
App. 2.2Cases Adjudicating Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claims Not Related to Lesbian and Gay Family Issues, 1981-2000196
App. 2.3Cases of Gays in the Military, 1981-2000200
App. 2.4Cases Adjudicating the Constitutionality of Consensual Sodomy and Related Solicitation Statutes and Their Enforcement Against Gay People, 1981-2000202
App. 2.5Cases Adjudicating the Free Speech and Free Association Rights of Lesbians and Gay Men, 1981-2000204
App. 2.6Miscellaneous Cases Essential to Lesbian and Gay Rights, 1981-2000206
App. 2.7Cases Adjudicating Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Claims, 1981-2000208
App. 2.8Defamation Cases Involving Issues of Homosexuality, 1981-2000210
App. 2.9Miscellaneous Cases Not Essential to Lesbian and Gay Rights, 1981-2000212
App. 3.1: Further Data Collection, Independent Variables, and Statistical Technique214
App. 3.2: Sample Cover Letter Accompanying Self-Administered Questionnaire226
App. 3.3: Self-Administered Questionnaire Sent to Judges227
App. 3.4: Variable Coding229
App. 3.5Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in All Essential Decisions233
App. 3.6Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Courts of Last Resort236
App. 3.7Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Intermediate Appellate Courts239
App. 3.8Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Family Cases242
App. 3.9Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Nonfamily Cases245
App. 3.10Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Custody, Visitation, Adoption, and Foster Care Cases248
App. 3.11Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes of Opinion Writers250
App. 3.12: Bias Arising from Incomplete Data253
App. 3.13Logistic Regression Statistics for a Reduced Model of the Book's Subset of All Votes in All Essential Decisions255
App. 3.14Logistic Regression Statistics for a Reduced Model of All Votes in All Essential Decisions257
Summary Statistics for Appendixes 3.5-3.14259
App. 4.1Judicial Federalism Variable Coding267
App. 4.2Appellate Cases Adjudicating Constitutional Issues268
App. 4.3Logistic Regression Statistics for All Votes (with Judicial Federalism Variables)275
App. 4.4Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Federal Constitutional Decisions278
App. 4.5Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Federal and State Constitutional Decisions281
App. 4.6Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Courts of Last Resort (with Judicial Federalism Variables)284
App. 4.7Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Intermediate Appellate Courts (with Judicial Federalism Variables)287
App. 4.8Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Federal Court Decisions (with Judicial Federalism Variables)290
App. 4.9Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in State Court Decisions (with Judicial Federalism Variables)292
Summary Statistics for Appendixes 4.3-4.9295
App. 5.1Precedential Variable Coding for Intermediate Appellate Courts301
App. 5.2Cases Decided Under the Influence of Controlling Precedent303
App. 5.3Logistic Regression Statistics for Votes in Intermediate Appellate Courts (with Expanded Stare Decisis Variables)311
Summary Statistics for Appendix 5.3314
References315
Author Index333
Case Index338
Subject Index341

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