Rainbow Rights: The Role of Lawyers and Courts in the Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights Movement

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Table of Cases
124 Able v. United States, 968 F.Supp. 850 (E.D.N.Y. 1997) (holding "Don't Ask/Don't Tell" policy unconstitutional), rev'd 155 F.3d 628 (2d Cir. 1998)(holding policy constitutional under principle of deference to military)
Adams v. Howerton, 486 F. Supp. 1119 (C.D. Cal. 1980), aff'd, 673 F.2d 1036 (9th Cir. 1982), cert. denied 458 U.S.1111 ( 1982) (marriage between two men is not valid for purposes of immigration law)
Adickes v. S. H. Kress & Co., 398 U.S.144 ( 1970) (state action requirement of Fourteenth Amendment is met when city policeman assists private business in furthering racially discriminatory practices)
Adoption of B.L.V.B. and E.L.V.B., 628 A.2d 1271 (Vt. 1993) (Lesbian partner can adopt partner's child without requiring biological mother to terminate her parental rights)
Adoption of Tammy, 619 N.E.2d 315 ( Mass. 1993) (adoption statute did not preclude same-sex couple from jointly adopting child when adoption was in child's best interest)
Alderwood Associates v. Washington Environmental Council, 635 P.2d 108 ( Wash. 1981) (environmental group has right to solicit on premises of privately owned shopping mall under speech and initiative provisions of state constitution)
Ancient Order of Hibernians v. Dinkins, 814 F.Supp 358 (S.D.N.Y. 1993) (city violates parade organizer's free speech rights by requiring that gay organization be allowed to march in St. Patrick's Day parade)
Arlington County v. White, 528 S.E.2d 706, 2000 WL 429453 (Va. 2000) (county's grant of domestic partner benefits not a reasonable method of implementing its implied authority under relevant statutes and constitutes an ultra vires act)
Associated Students of Sacramento State College v. Butz, Civil No. 200795 (Super. Ct. Sacramento, February 15, 1971) (university recognition of student gay group required by the First Amendment)
Aumiller v. University of Delaware, 434 F.Supp. 1273 (D. Del. 1977) (university's firing of employee who made progay statements to press violated employee's First Amendment rights)
Baehr v. Lewin, 852 P.2d 44 ( Haw. 1993) (state's refusal to recognize same-sex marriages is a form of sex discrimination that can only be justified by a compelling state interest under the Equal Protection Clause of the Hawaii constitution)
Baker v. Nelson, 191 N.W.2d 185 ( Minn. 1971) (same-sex marriage case holding marriage can be constitutionally limited to persons of the opposite sex)
Baker v. Vermont, 744 A.2d 864 (Vt. 1999) (same-sex couples entitled to the same benefits and protections as opposite-sex couples under the common benefits clause of Vermont constitution)

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  • New Perspectives on Law, Culture, and Society ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Earlier Civil Rights Movements 12
  • 2 - Lawyers, Legal Theories, and Litigation Strategy 45
  • 3 - Public Rights: 1950-1985 73
  • 4 - Private Rights: 1950-1985 133
  • 5 - When Private Becomes Public 155
  • 6 - Bowers v. Hardwick 169
  • 7 - Public Sphere Rights Post-Bowers v. Hardwick 183
  • 8 - Private Sphere Rights Post-Bowers v. Hardwick 232
  • 9 - Public Recognition of Private Relationships Post-Bowers v. Hardwick 254
  • 10 - Conclusion 277
  • Table of Cases 289
  • Bibliography 308
  • Index 313
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