Douglas NeJaime

Douglas NeJaime is Associate Professor of Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.


Marriage Equality and the Role of the Court


In 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that lesbians and gay men possess a constitutional right to have sexual relationships without the threat of criminal penalty. At that point, only Texas and twelve other states maintained anti-sodomy laws. Now, ten years later, the Court is considering the constitutionality of state and…


Marriage Equality and the Role of the Court


In 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that lesbians and gay men possess a constitutional right to have sexual relationships without the threat of criminal penalty. At that point, only Texas and twelve other states maintained anti-sodomy laws. Now, ten years later, the Court is considering the constitutionality of state and…