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Sunday, 11 September 2011

Sodomy in History: September 11

September 11
1922 — The Colorado Supreme Court upholds a sodomy conviction and says that it will discuss a point of error raised by the defendant, but doesn’t. The case later needs to be clarified because of another overlooked point in its rush to uphold the conviction.
1926 — A California appellate court upholds the crime against nature conviction of a man for consensual sex in a car. The court calls the act "one of the most repulsive degradations known to humanity."
1941 — The Georgia Court of Appeals upholds a sodomy conviction even though the witness contradicts the arresting officer.
1978 — The Tennessee Supreme Court rules that a previous crime against nature conviction can’t be used under the habitual offender law.


Calendar of Sodomy, September

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