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Flagrant conduct

Dale Carpenter

Flagrant conduct

the story of Lawrence v. Texas : how a bedroom arrest decriminalized gay Americans

by Dale Carpenter

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gays,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Texas,
  • Criminal provisions,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Trials (Sodomy),
  • Legal status, laws

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDale Carpenter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF224.L39 C37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25110156M
    ISBN 109780393062083
    LC Control Number2011047245

    This week I’ll be discussing my new book, Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas, at two different Thursday, the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice will sponsor a speech at Harvard Law School from p.m. Details are available here.. On Friday evening at .


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