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Civil Unions and Marriage

Jeffrey M. Shaman

in Equality and Liberty in the Golden Age of State Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334340
eISBN:
9780199868773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334340.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Although there is a split of authority on the issue, some state courts have ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny gay or lesbian couples the civil benefits and rights that are available to ... More


The Right of Intimate Association

Jeffrey M. Shaman

in Equality and Liberty in the Golden Age of State Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334340
eISBN:
9780199868773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334340.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses laws regulating sexual relations between consenting adults (married or not) and laws regulating gay and lesbian sexual relations. At one time, all of the states adopted ... More


I Hate the Way You Make Me Feel:Anti-Gay Hate Crime Laws and the Analytics of Emotion 1

Yvonne Zylan

in States of Passion: Law, Identity, and Social Construction of Desire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735082
eISBN:
9780199894802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735082.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter uses the framework developed in Chapter 3 to examine anti-gay hate crime laws. It considers the legal interventions that have been pursued by lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) activists ... More


Respecting Same-Sex Relations

Robert A. Burt

Frank Iacobucci (ed.)

in Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300224269
eISBN:
9780300231854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224269.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with gays and lesbians as another group that was subjected to serious degradation akin to the terrible mistreatment of blacks. It provides a description of the tension between the ... More


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