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  • Ruthann Robson

    Ruthann Robson, Professor of Law and University Distinguished Professor, writes legal scholarship and theory, fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.
    Her forthcoming book is DRESSING CONSTITUTIONALLY, more here.She is the author of SAPPHO GOES TO LAW SCHOOL and LESBIAN (OUT)LAW: SURVIVAL UNDER THE RULE OF LAW, as well as the novel a/k/a and short fiction collection The Struggle for Happiness (both from St. Martin’s Press) and Cecile and Eye of a Hurricane (both from the lesbian-feminist press Firebrand Books)...
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  • Dressing Constitutionally

    Hierarchy, Sexuality and Democracy . . . From Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes
    The intertwining of our clothes and our Constitution raise fundamental questions of hierarchy, sexuality, and democracy. From our hairstyles to our shoes, constitutional considerations both constrain and confirm our daily choices. In turn, our attire and appearance provide multilayered perspectives on the United States Constitution and its interpretations. Our garments often raise First Amendment issues of expression or religion, but they also prompt questions of equality on the basis of gender, race, and sexuality.
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  • Sexuality and Law

    As developed by Robson, lesbian legal theory is a theory of law that has as its purpose lesbian survival.
    It constitutes a way to examine the law from both individual and community lesbian perspectives and is committed to being "relentlessly lesbian," putting lesbians, rather than law, at the center. for a variety of media.
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