Articles Tagged Lawrence v. Texas

William N. Eskridge, Jr, Dunwody Distinguised Lecture in Law: Body Politics: Lawrence v. Texas and the Constitution of Disgust and Contagion

57 Fla. L. Rev. 1011 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: The Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that states could not constitutionally criminalize private oral or anal sex between consenting adults. How far does the decision sweep? Is it limited to its facts, with no broader implications for constitutional law, as the […]

Christopher Wolfe, Moving Beyond Rhetoric

57 Fla. L. Rev. 1065 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: William Eskridge’s Body Politics: Lawrence v. Texas and the Constitution of Disgust and Contagion is an unusually rhetorical piece. At times it appears that Eskridge thinks that if he characterizes his opponents’ position as one of “disgust” and fear of “contagion” often enough […]