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Same-sex marriage and the Constitution / Evan Gerstmann.

Gerstmann, Evan (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780521709132 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 231p. ; 23cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008,c2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-225) and index.
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Reason and prejudice : is the heterosexual monopoly on marriage rational? -- Looking for stricter scrutiny : sexism, heterosexism, and class-based equal protection -- The fundamental right to marry -- Same-sex marriage and the fundamental right to marry -- Should courts create new rights? -- Identifying fundamental rights -- Democracy, neutrality, and consistency of principle -- Principles and practicalities.
Subject: Same-sex marriage > Law and legislation > United States.
Constitutional law > United States.

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