2003 Lawrence V Texas is decided


On June 26, 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Texas’ sodomy laws, along with similar laws in 13 other states. The decision in Lawrence v. Texas is a landmark one, reaffirming the existence of a “right to privacy” that is not enumerated in the Constitution and effectively …read more

2003 Lawrence v. Texas is decided

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Lawrence v. Texas is decided

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June 26, 2022

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June 21, 2021

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June 21, 2021