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LESBIANS, GAYS AND THE LAW DISCUSSED AT HAMILTON


The Kirkland Project for the Study ofGender, Society and Culture will present a panel discussion Friday, Sept. 27,at 4 p.m. in the Red-Pit of the Kirner-Johnson Building at Hamilton College.

"Lesbian and Gay Issues and the Law" will feature presentations by twodistinguished lawyers, Janet Halley, professor of law at Stanford UniversityLaw School, and Mary Bonauto, civil rights project director of the Gay andLesbian Advocates and Defenders in Boston.

Halley was a noted scholar of British Renaissance at Hamilton before earningher law degree from Yale. Currently at Stanford, she specializes in identitylaw, and has published several related articles. Her discussion for the Fridayevening panel is titled "The New Military Anti-Gay Policy."

Bonauto earned a bachelor's degree from Hamilton and a law degree fromNortheastern. She has titled her discussion "How Far Have We Come: LegalEvolution of Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights."

For more information on the event contact Nancy Rabinowitz at 315 859-4149.

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