In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2003 Lawrence ruling invalidating a Texas ban on homosexual sodomy between willing adult participants, many wondered whether other laws regulating sexual conduct between consenting adults would be vulnerable to challenge. If two recent appellate rulings are any indication, writes litigator Howard J. Bashman, Lawrence has failed to usher in an "anything goes" era, free from governmental interference.
'Lawrence' Fails to Open Floodgates to Unfettered Sexual Freedom
Special to Law.com
March 5, 2007