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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Illinois was probably the first Supreme Court case to present a Fourteenth
Amendment challenge to any legislation . By a quirk of history , although
Bradwell was argued at the Supreme Court a couple of weeks before the
Slaughter - House ...
Appendix A How the Supreme Court Operates Jurisdiction The Constitution
mandates the establishment of a Supreme Court and grants that court ... First , no
legal dispute that is wholly an in - state matter may go to the federal courts .
That means that the Supreme Court hears the case on the initial round , before
any other judicial body hears it . ( Only about 150 cases in the entire history of the
Supreme Court have been handled in this way . ) All the rest of the Supreme ...
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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