Liberty protects the person from unwarranted government intrusions into a dwelling or other private places. In our tradition the State is not omnipresent in the home. And there are other spheres of our lives and existence, outside the home, where the State should not be a dominant presence. Freedom extends beyond spatial bounds. Liberty presumes an autonomy of self that...
LAWRENCE v. TEXAS
539 U.S. 558 (2003)
LAWRENCE et al. v. TEXAS
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Argued March 26, 2003.
Decided June 26, 2003.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
KENNEDY, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which STEVENS, SOUTER, GINSBURG, and BREYER, JJ., joined. O'CONNOR, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, p. 579. SCALIA, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which REHNQUIST, C. J., and THOMAS, J., joined, p. 586. THOMAS, J., filed a dissenting opinion, p. 605.
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