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This Nutshell presents an overview of legal topics relating to sexual orientation, gender identity and the law. Topics covered include: regulation of sexuality, gender identity and expression, parenthood, marriage, United States military, nondiscrimination statutes and ordinances, freedom of expression, freedom of association, and religious freedom. Discussion includes developments at the federal, state and local level. Statutes discussed include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX; the Fair Housing Act; the Affordable Care Act; Don't Ask, Don't Tell; Defense of Marriage Act, as well as some of the anti-LGBT rights measures that have been adopted in various states. Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and the Law in a Nutshellis also available online via West Academic Study Aids.
This student text covers the major issues in feminist jurisprudence and analyzes the manner in which both traditional jurisprudence and law have remained a masculine subject. Schools of feminist jurisprudential thought are discussed, as well as key issues in feminist jurisprudence, such as women and medicine, women, violence & the legal system and pornography and prostitution.
This treatise offers an overview of the construction of gender and the damaging effects of its stereotypes. It analyzes the ways in which law legitimizes the social segregation of the sexes through legal decisions regarding custody, employment, education, sexual harassment, and criminal law. In so doing, she illustrates the ways in which men's and women's oppressions are intertwined and how law molds the very definition of masculinity. The Gender Line: Men, Women and the Law is also available online.
This treatise surveys the full range of legal issues affecting women, from rape and domestic violence to work-place discrimination and taxation issues. Its historical approach traces the evolution of legal feminism from the 1970s to the present
This two-volume treatise covers the legal issues of lesbians and gay men, integrating the areas of family law, employment law, and civil rights law. Topics covered include constitutional issues, employment discrimination, same sex harassment, tort and contract claims, same sex marriages, dissolution of relationships, child custody issues and housing and property rights. Both federal and state statutory and common law are covered, as well as a separate state-by-state analysis of gay-related statutes and case law. Illustrative agreements, pleadings, and documents for family and employment law issues are included. Sexual Orientation and Legal Rights is also available online via Westlaw.