Constitutional Law Keyed to Stone
Bowers v. Hardwick
Georgia’s sodomy statute made it a crime to commit any sexual act involving the sex organs of one person and the mouth or anus of another. Respondent, an adult male, was convicted under the statute for committing a sex act with another male. Respondent was in his own bedroom at the time he committed the offense.
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