Gay Rights On Trial

Gay Rights On Trial

by Lee Walzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1576072541

ISBN-13: 9781576072547

Pub. Date: 01/11/2002

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

An in-depth examination of the relationship between gay rights, public opinion, and legislation since the late 1800s.

• Introductory essay covers issues from the changing notions of morality and the law to the various sides in gay rights disputes

• Contains edited excerpts of key legal documents such as Bowers v. Hardwick (1986), in which the

Overview

An in-depth examination of the relationship between gay rights, public opinion, and legislation since the late 1800s.

• Introductory essay covers issues from the changing notions of morality and the law to the various sides in gay rights disputes

• Contains edited excerpts of key legal documents such as Bowers v. Hardwick (1986), in which the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of state laws prohibiting homosexual conduct

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576072547
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/11/2002
Series:
On Trial Series
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Table of Contents

Series Forewordvii
Prefacexi
Part 1
1Introduction3
2Historical Background21
3Cases67
4Legacy and Impact145
Part 2
Documents171
Bowers v. Hardwick171
Picado et al. v. Jegley182
Romer v. Evans189
Boy Scouts of America v. Dale207
Baker v. Vermont234
Defense of Marriage Act254
Vermont Civil Union Law255
Key People, Laws, and Concepts275
Chronology293
Table of Cases299
Annotated Bibliography301
Index311
About the Author323

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