The Constitutional Rights of Women: Cases in Law and Social Change
University of Wisconsin Press, 1988 - 637 pages
Using a wide variety of cases involving women's rights, Leslie Friedman Goldstein examines the ways in which the U.S. Supreme Court initiates and responds to social change. This edition covers all major Supreme Court decisions that affect gender equity and reproductive rights through May 1987.
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Although the privileges or immunities clause seems to sweep the most broadly of
the three , its efficacy was drastically undermined in early Fourteenth Amendment
litigation . This development left to the two remaining clauses the job of ...
The Thirteenth Amendment argument was just too far - fetched to be convincing .
To answer the Fourteenth Amendment privileges or immunities argument , the
Court had to dig a little harder , because there was a precedent interpreting the ...
Justice Miller wrote for the majority that the language of the Fourteenth
Amendment privileges and immunities clause was not so clearly and
emphatically radical in intent that he could accept the idea that the clause was
designed to bring ...
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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