Law and politics
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Freedom to Marry records
Call Number: MS 2038
Overview: Freedom to Marry (2003-2015) was an organization and campaign founded by Evan Wolfson in 2003, with the sole purpose of legalizing marriage for same-sex couples at both the state and federal level. The campaign formulated a three-part strategy to accomplish its goals: win marriage equality in more states, build support for marriage equality, and end federal discrimination. Freedom to Marry’s campaign culminated in 2015 when the Supreme Court decided the landmark case, Obergefell v. Hodges, in...
Dates: Circa 1948-2016, bulk 2003-2015
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Freedom to Marry records
James Gustave Speth papers
Call Number: MS 2068
Overview: James Gustave Speth (1942-) is a lawyer, activist, author, and advocate for the environment. The James Gustave Speth Papers consist of Speth’s professional papers from 1977 to 2000 and cover the bulk of his career in environmental law, as well as his service as a fellow in research and innovation organizations.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > James Gustave Speth papers