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Flagrant conduct : the story of Lawrence v. Texas : how a bedroom arrest decriminalized gay Americans / Dale Carpenter.

Author:
Carpenter, Dale, 1966- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : W. W. Norton, c2012.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
xv, 345 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary note:
Provides a detailed legal history and examines the motives of all players involved with the landmark Supreme Court gay rights case that protected consenting adults' rights, regardless of sexual preference, in the bedroom.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-327) and index.
Contents:
A crime of deep malignity -- The city and the cause -- The defendants and the troublemaker -- The department and the deputies -- The intrusion -- Uncivil disobedience -- A probable explanation for an improbable case -- The homosexual status law -- From the jail to the bar -- From the gay bar to the bar -- Into the Texas courts -- The constitutional case takes shape -- The politics of law -- The constitutional mainstream -- Mismatch at the Supreme Court -- Respect for their private lives -- Epilogue : sweet land of liberty.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780393062083 (hardcover)
  • 0393062082 (hardcover)
LCCN:
2011047245
OCLC:
761383909
Other standard number:
  • 99948222968
RCP:
C - S