Sexual Identity Law in Context

Cases and Materials

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Author: Shannon Gilreath,Lydia E. Lavelle

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314279224

Category: Law

Page: 764

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This book puts the law concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people into a social context. The result is that students better understand the law by understanding the social issues underlying the legalities. Material providing background discussion (law review articles, journal articles from other disciplines, journalism, history, science, philosophy, traditional prose, and comparative law materials) supplements cases that involve all major aspects of sexual identity law. The book provides a detailed course designed for an upper-level law school seminar, but introductory explanation provided for major legal concepts makes it suitable for beginning students as well.

Cases and Materials on Sexuality, Gender Identity, and the Law

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Author: Carlos Ball,Jane Schacter,William Rubenstein,Douglas NeJaime

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634604123

Category:

Page: 929

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This casebook on the law of sexual orientation and gender identity weaves interdisciplinary perspectives into the up-to-date coverage of a rapidly changing legal landscape. It provides comprehensive coverage of the range of legal issues concerning LGBT persons, along with scholarly commentary on these issues. It also covers issues of sexuality and gender more broadly. It addresses in depth many significant recent developments, including the Supreme Court's landmark decisions on marriage equality in Obergefell and Windsor, and the growing set of religious liberty claims asserted by opponents of LGBT equality measures. Gender identity issues are covered throughout the book.

Cases and Materials on Sexual Orientation and the Law

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Author: William B. Rubenstein,Carlos A. Ball,Jane S. Schacter,Douglas NeJaime

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780314290892

Category: Law

Page: 973

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This casebook on the law of sexual orientation and gender identity weaves historical, sociological, and literary perspectives into the legal material. It provides comprehensive coverage of many significant recent developments, including the Supreme Court's 2013 same-sex marriage cases and the regulatory aftermath of the striking down of the Defense of Marriage Act. This edition also adds new material on the interstate recognition of same-sex couples' marriages, First Amendment claims raised by LGBT rights opponents, and family law disputes between LGBT parents. In addition, it significantly expands its coverage of gender identity issues.

1999 Supplement to Cases and Materials on Sexual Orientation and the Law

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Author: William B. Rubenstein

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780314242525

Category: Law

Page: 144

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Includes: cases and materials relating to psychiatry; constitutional litigation; sexual identity in high school, college, and social and political life; sexuality in the workplace; marriage and non-marital forms of recognition; parenting disputes and the formation of families by lesbian, gay, or bisexual parents; and gays and lesbians in law school and the legal profession. Notes on numerous cases are included, such as Boy Scout cases, student fee cases, same-sex sexual harassment cases post-Oncale, the Clinton Executive Order banning sexual orientation discrimination, constitutional challenges to military law, Defense of Marriage Act, domestic partnerships, second parent adoptions, and co-parent custody/visitation cases.

Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies

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Author: Timothy Murphy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135942412

Category: Reference

Page: 748

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The Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies surveys the field in some 470 entries on individuals (Adrienne Rich); arts and cultural studies (Dance); ethics, religion, and philosophical issues (Monastic Traditions); historical figures, periods, and ideas (Germany between the World Wars); language, literature, and communication (British Drama); law and politics (Child Custody); medicine and biological sciences (Health and Illness); and psychology, social sciences, and education (Kinsey Report).

Mass Media

A Bibliography with Indexes

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Author: James B. Martin

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 9781590332627

Category: Reference

Page: 279

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Mass media has become an integral part of the human experience. News travels around the world in a split second affecting people in other countries in untold ways. Although being on top of the news may be good, at least for news junkies, mass media also transmits values or the lack thereof, condenses complex events and thoughts to simplified sound bites and often ignores the essence of an event or story. The selective bibliography gathers the books and magazine literature over the previous ten years while providing access through author, title and subject indexes.

Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series

1955: July-December

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Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

ISBN: N.A

Category: Copyright

Page: 822

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Includes Part 1, Number 2: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals (July - December)

Das Schweigen brechen

Menschenrechtsverletzungen aufgrund sexueller Orientierung

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Author: Wolfgang Dinkelberg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783896560711

Category: Gays

Page: 159

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Comparative Constitutionalism

Cases and Materials

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Author: Michel Rosenfeld,András Sajó,Susanne Baer

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1609

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This law school casebook examines how the vast increase in international movements of people, capital, goods, ideas and information affect politics in and beyond nation-states, The rule of law and separation of powers, and fundamental rights. it contains case excerpts from at least 40 countries in all continents, examining the assumptions, choices and trade-offs, strategies and effects of decisions from constitutional courts and human rights tribunals in different legal systems and political contexts. it discusses different theories of constitutionalism and how constitutional democracies address similar issues, In different institutional settings. The second edition newly covers the controversy concerning citations to foreign authorities in U.S. Supreme Court decisions, As well as cases arising out of the war on terrorism, including torture. In particular, there is new material on dignity, gay marriage, data protection, pornography, religious diversity, and developments in social welfare.

Professional Responsibility, Problems and Materials, Unabridged

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Author: Thomas Morgan,John Dzienkowski

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781683282136

Category:

Page: 816

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Continuing the tradition that has made it a leader in its field, this casebook uses problems to provide an overview of lawyers' professional responsibility. One of the most rapidly changing fields in American law, professional responsibility sees new issues, rules and cases each year, all of which are covered in this book. The authors have carefully designed this Thirteenth Edition to be familiar to long time users, and accessible to new ones. It continues its tradition of offering the most usable and up-to-date course materials to teach legal ethics and the law governing the practice of law. The new Thirteenth Edition provides resources to help law teachers address the many changes in the legal profession and professional responsibility law since the last edition in 2014. Among those changes are: ABA adoption of Model Rule 8.4(g) that forbids "harassment or discrimination by lawyers on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or socioeconomic status in conduct related to the practice of law." Efforts to expand the availability of legal services to poor and middle-income persons who do not now use lawyers. Changing methods of delivering legal services, both those used by traditional law firms and services proposed by non-traditional providers. Changes in discovery rules and other procedural requirements that create new lawyer obligations to opponents and the court, Efforts to simplify and clarify rules relating to lawyer marketing. Use of judicial ethics rules to define Constitutional due process requirements that lawyers may raise on behalf of their clients.

Die Homosexualität des Mannes und des Weibes

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Author: Magnus Hirschfeld

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 311086780X

Category: Medical

Page: 1114

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Magnus Hirschfeld war nicht nur, gemeinsam mit drei anderen Berliner Ärzten- Ivan Bloch, Albert Moll und Max Marcuse - der Begründer einer deutschen, seinerzeit auch international unerreichten Sexualwissenschaft. Er war darüber hinaus Jude und homosexuell veranlagt. Dies alles hat ihn zu einem der ersten prominenten Opfer der Nationalsozialisten werden lassen. Bereits 1930 mußte er in seinem Berliner Institut für Sexualwissenschaft, das er 1919 gegründet hatte, um seine Existenz und sein Leben fürchten. Der drohenden Ermordung entging er nur zufällig, weil er sich bei der Zerstörung des Instituts durch den SA-Mob auf einer Vortragsreise befand. Damit ging ein ruhmreiches Kapitel der deutschen Kulturwissenschaften dramatisch zu Ende. Es sollte bis in die jüngste Zeit dauern, daß man sich der Bedeutung Hirschfelds in ihrer ganzen Tragweite bewußt wurde. Sein erstes großes Hauptwerk verfolgt das Thema Homosexualität in all seinen Facetten. Zugrunde lagen Hirschfelds Ausführungen zahllose Fallstudien und Untersuchungen, die er nach standardisierten Mustern vornahm. In dem umfangreichen Band versuchte er, das Thema in seiner ganze Breite zu erfassen. Auch wenn die biologischen Ausführungen Hirschfelds heutzutage als veraltet gelten, so sind doch seine Analysen immer noch ausgesprochen lesenswert und berühren in ihrer Detailversessenheit- etwa, wenn Hirschfeld den Tascheninhalt des homosexuellen Mannes beschreibt oder die Eigenarten des Schwulenlebens in den südlichen Ländern, die Wohnungseinrichtung und Berufswahl der typischen lesbischen Frau etc. Mit diesen Beschreibungen ging allerdings auch eine Gefahr einher: Hirschfeld lieferte ungewollt den Nationalsozialisten gewissermaßen die Checklisten, mit denen sie dann, verstärkt nach dem Röhm-Putsch von 1934, die Verfolgung der homosexuellen Männer intensivieren konnten.

Power, Privilege, and Law

A Civil Rights Reader

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Author: Leslie Bender,Daan Braveman

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 622

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This collection of cases, materials, article excerpts, notes, commentaries, and essays is designed to reveal civil rights strategies through close readings of the language and underlying assumptions in judicial opinions. It examines their similarities and differences across identity categories and compares them with insights garnered from the wide range of trans-disciplinary scholarly excerpts surrounding the case text.

Bibliographic Guide to Education

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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