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Lesbian and Gay Rights: The Legal Controversies P. Cain

Lesbian and Gay Rights: The Legal Controversies

P. Cain

Published September 8th 2000
ISBN : 9780813326177
Paperback
288 pages
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Describing the state of US law with regard to the rights of male and female homosexuals, this book begins with some background information to provide an historical context. It then divides rights claims into three categories: individual rights inMoreDescribing the state of US law with regard to the rights of male and female homosexuals, this book begins with some background information to provide an historical context. It then divides rights claims into three categories: individual rights in private contexts, individual rights in public contexts and couple or family rights thought of as private but having wider implications. By exploring the background, specific cases, and issues yet to be resolved, the author aims to present the legal claims and arguments in straightforward language and concepts designed to be of interest to readers not trained in legal matters, as well as to lawyers and law students.