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Arthur S. Leonard, Professor at New York Law School, graduated from Cornell University and Harvard Law. He started New York's gay lawyers association and edits its newsletter, Lesbian/Gay Law Notes. Leonard has been a director or trustee of Lambda Legal Defense, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the City University of New York, Society of American Law Teachers, Congregation Beth Simchat Torah (the world's largest lesbian and gay synagogue), and Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services. He writes for Gay City News, a weekly newspaper, and co-edited the first law school casebook on AIDS.

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social sciences >> AIDS Law

AIDS law comprises the legal principles contained in the body of statutes, regulations, administrative rulings, and judicial decisions that emerged in response to legal issues presented by the AIDS epidemic.

social sciences >> Sexual Harassment

The question of whether glbtq people in the United States are protected from sexual harassment under federal law has been a major issue for courts in the past 30 years.

social sciences >> Sodomy Laws and Sodomy Law Reform

Sodomy laws, which provided the legal basis for police harassment of sexual minorities, were conclusively overturned by the United States Supreme Court in 2003, after more than half a century of efforts at reform. is produced by glbtq, Inc., 1130 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL   60607
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