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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classes on the basis of criteria wholly unrelated to the objective of that statute . A
classification " must be reasonable , not arbi - trary , and must rest upon some
ground of ce having a fair and substantial re - lation to the object of the legislation
Appellant views the Alabama alimony statutes as effectively announcing the
State ' s preference for an allocation of family responsibilities under which the
wife plays a dependent role , and as seeking for their objective the reinforcement
of that ...
Care must be taken in ascertaining whether the stat - utory objective itself reflects
archaic and stereotypic notions . Thus , if the statutory objective is to exclude or "
protect ” mem - bers of one gender because they are pre - sumed to suffer from ...
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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