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Sumpter (Rodney) Papers on Doe v. Bryan
Coll #: MS-00411
Date: 1985-1986
Extent: 1 box and 1 folder in shared box (0.46 cubic feet, 0.42 linear feet)
The Rodney Sumpter Papers on Doe v. Bryan contain the legal files of the lawyer Rodney Sumpter, who represented the appellants in the Nevada District Court case Doe v. Bryan (1985) and subsequent appeal in the Nevada State Supreme Court in 1986. Doe v. Bryan challenged one of Nevada's sodomy laws (NRS 201.190), and the collection contains affidavits, motion requests, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and memoranda regarding the case.
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