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Review of The Legacy of Lawrence v. Texas | Leaders in Law, Episode 1

I attended The Legacy of Lawrence v. Texas webinar presented by Fastcase featuring speakers Paul Smith and Mitchell Katine. Mr. Smith argued the case in the Supreme Court and Mitchell Katine was the local attorney on the case.  LAMBDA legal were lead attorneys in the Supreme Court case. Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558, 123 S. Ct. 2472, 156 L. Ed. 2d 508 (2003) was a landmark case that not only overruled Bowers v. Hardwick, 478 U.S. 186, 106 S.Ct. 2841, 92 L.Ed.2d 140, but stated it was the wrong...

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Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th amendment at 100

Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th amendment at 100 In Nashville, 1920 suffragists anxiously awaited the results of 36 state legislators vote for ratification of the amendment. In the House and Senate elections, the amendment had passed through by one vote. At last, the results were reported and suffragists were astounded. Harry Burn, staunch anti-suffragette, voted in favor of the suffragists, and that one vote awarded the affirmative votes needed to pass the amendments. Thus, the...

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