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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As long as the Court followed the four guidelines for applying the
reasonableness test that were quoted above , the ... In short , as applied during
the early twentieth century , the rule simply accorded every conceivable benefit of
doubt to the ...
Reed and subsequent cases involving gender - based classifications make clear
that the Court subjects such clas - sifications to a more critical examination ally
applied when “ funda - mental ” constitutional rights and “ suspect classes ” are ...
Although the test for determining the validity of gender - based classification is
straightforward , it must be applied free of fixed notions concerning the roles and
abilities of males and females . Care must be taken in ascertaining whether the
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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