If the majorities in the United States and the United Kingdom refuse to value social connections over abstract moral theories, they will continue to splinter their respective societies and heap suffering upon lesbians and gay men.
State courts provide a hopeful alternative for the protection of civil liberties, and have the potential to exercise their independence forcefully as new guardians of individual rights.
I believe that the most effective way to bring about these changes is for lesbians and gay men to come out, to disclose their sexual orientation to close friends, to the people they love, the people with whom they live,
The Symposium and the articles are in part a proposal for mutual responsibility. They have been designed to focus attention upon the complex ways in which the law interacts with politics, society, and radical visions for change. If civil rights
We must acknowledge that the world does not see us in the same way, and what is more important, that we do not see the world in exactly the same way.
The "consolidated" rule of reason is in-tended to assist courts in distinguishing genuine politically motivated boycotts with commercial benefits from general anti-competitive ones.
A multifaceted movement which takes on that task, in its own community and in society, will provide lawyers and lobbyists with a social and political context that can radically reshape our legal and legislative strategies.
The emergence of lesbian families provides a unique opportunity in history to raise children in a home with two parents of potentially equal power.
Radical, humanistic, and freedom-loving perspectives can and do become majoritarian, as dissenting opinions do, by consistent and tireless articulation, argumentation and struggle, and by refusal to retreat.
Notwithstanding Supreme Court decisions which assert that capital punishment is now administered fairly, the plain truth is that the process is administered unfairly in a tremendous number of cases.
For me, the criminalization of homosexuality is, at bottom, a grievous harm to the spiritual lives of people who deserve more from their constitutional traditions than unjust contempt. Constitutional privacy affords the remedy for this wrong. It is time that
Explores the need for white gay men to acknowledge their role as symbols of the privilege historically denied to gay and lesbian people of color.
The ultimate evolution of American labor law cannot be adequately understood without an appreciation of the contribution of organized labor.
Bowers v. Hardwick amicus curiae brief in support of respondents is submitted on behalf of the Lesbian Rights Project, Women's Legal Defense Fund, Equal
Other Issues in this Volume
- Panel Discussion on Systemic Challenges and Strategies for Reform to the Public Defender System
- Divided Loyalties: Musings on Some Ethical Dilemmas for the Institutional Criminal Defense Attorney
- Right to Counsel and the Indigent Defense System
- Personal Failure, Institutional Failure, and the Sixth Amendment