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Box 4


Contains 2 Results:

Arkansas, 1982

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Comprises court records for United States of America vs. Charles Loyd Lemons, Jr. regarding a conviction of consensual sodomy. The arrest occurred in a federal park, but the criminality was based on an Arkansas statute which prohibited only same-sex sodomy. Jay Kohorn filed an amicus curiae brief in the 8th circuit court of appeal on behalf of the American Association for Personal Privacy. The case challenged the Arkansas statute on equal protection grounds.

Dates: Other: 1982

Delaware, 1980

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

Comprises the court records of G.D. and B.D. vs. P.R. regarding the court decision to grant custody of a child to the natural mother, who was a lesbian, over the objections of the maternal granparents who were devout Christians and who had been raising the child for several years.

Dates: Other: 1980