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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... is rationally based , uneven effects upon particular groups within a class are
ordinarily of no constitutional concern . ... a dis - proportionately adverse effect
upon a racial minority , it is unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause
only if ...
Even though a plan which frankly and unambiguously discriminates against
pregnancy is “ facially neutral , ” the Court will find it unlawful if it has a “ dis -
criminatory effect . " The question , then is how to identify this discriminatory effect
We conclude that Senator Humphrey ' s isolated comment on the Senate floor
cannot change the effect of the plain language of the statute itself . III The
Department argues that reversal is required by General Electric Co . v . Gilbert ,
429 U . S ...
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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