Out of the closets & into the courts : legal opportunity structure and gay rights litigation / Ellen Ann Andersen

Author(s): Andersen, Ellen Ann
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Subjects: Gays--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2005
LC Classification: K, KF
Physical Description: xiii, 290 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. The puzzle of gay rights litigation 1
2. LOS and the emergence of gay rights litigation 17
3. An overview of Lambda and its litigation 27
4. Sodomy reform from Stonewall to Bowers 58
5. Sodomy reform from Bowers to Lawrence 98
6. The law and politics of antigay initiatives 143
7. The case of same-sex marriage 175
8. LOS and legal change 203
Alternate Titles: Out of the closets and into the courts
Notes: LCCN: 2004014190
ISBN: 0472113976 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-273) and index
Contents: The puzzle of gay rights litigation -- LOS and the emergence of gay rights litigation -- An overview of Lambda and its litigation -- Sodomy reform from Stonewall to Bowers -- Sodomy reform from Bowers to Lawrence -- The law and politics of antigay initiatives -- The case of same-sex marriage -- LOS and legal change
OCLC Number: 55682282
ISBN/ISSN: 0472113976