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

  • ISBN: 9780393062083 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0393062082 (hardcover)
  • Description: xv, 345 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton,

Available copies

  • 6 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Bunker Hill Community College Stacks KF224 .L39 C37 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction KF 224 L39 C37 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 342.73/Carpenter (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 342.73087 CARPENTER 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-327) and index.
Contents Note: 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.
Summary: 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.
Subject: Lawrence, John Geddes > Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Sodomy) > Texas.
Homosexuality > Law and legislation > Texas > Criminal provisions.
Gays > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.
Texas > Trials, litigation, etc.