TITLE

THE PURPOSE OF PRIVACY

PUB. DATE
July 1986
SOURCE
New Republic;7/28/86, Vol. 195 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to ban homosexual sodomy. Analysis of previous court decisions; Comments on Court's repeated refusal to interfere with private and local government affirmative action plans; Conflict of the judgment with the Constitutional provisions on protection of sexual privacy; Need for literary exegesis in interpreting the Constitution.
ACCESSION #
8600005809

 

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