WALTON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WALTON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Esau Walton’s story: When state power, social science and the courts collide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57749874-224/walton-font-court-normal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57749874-224/walton-font-court-normal.html.csp">Esau Walton’s story: When state power, social science and the courts collide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T17:08:34.364-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; By Brooke Adams Esau Walton was barely into his 20s when Utah authorities sought to castrate him for engaging in sex with another man. I read about Walton in the amicus brief supporting marriage equality filed by Howard University’s School of Law Civil Rights Clinic at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. The clinic mentioned Walton’s case in a section describing eugenics and questionable social science claims made in the past about interracial relationships — now being repeated, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57749874@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:08:34 MDT