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Supreme Court, Fourteenth Amendment
Discusses the Supreme Court decision Lawrence v. Texas, 123 S. Ct. 24 72 (2003). Writing for the majority, Justice Anthony Kennedy held that the Texas anti-sodomy statute, by criminalizing adult consensual sexual conduct, violated the petitioners' vital interests in liberty and privacy as protected by the substantive due process doctrine under the Fourteenth Amendment.
Oh, Reginald, "Supreme Court Watch" (2004). Law Faculty Articles and Essays. 1027.