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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Richardson 411 U . S . 677 May 1973 Laws prohibiting abortion held
UNCONSTITUTIONAL , except where such laws are restricted to last three
months of pregnancy , or to stage of fetal “ viability . Law requiring married
women army officers to ...
Webster 430 U . S . 313 Federal law providing women a more generous
technique than that provided to men for calculating their Social Security benefits
in relation to their earnings held CONSTITUTIONAL . 19 April 1977 Vorchheimer
Feeney 442 U . S . 256 State law providing sweeping military veterans '
preference for non - clerical civil service jobs in setting where 98 percent of
veterans were male held CONSTITUTIONAL on grounds that statute was not a
product of ...
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