Thursday, August 14, 2003

Solicitation case brings challenge to Virginia's sodomy statute

As reported here in the Virginian-Pilot, a defendant in a Virginia Beach solicitation case is trying to claim that the Virginia sodomy statute is unconstitutional. The case law, including the last round of cases from Roanoke, says he has no standing to raise the issue. The constitutional right of privacy, whatever its limits, does not extend to the men's room at Sears.

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