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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The Supreme Court in Ballard held this federal practice in the particular state of
California to be a " departure from the federal scheme Congress adopted ” and to
be an error to be corrected by the Court ' s power " over the administration of ...
In effect Illinois has imposed a statutory presumption that the best interest of a
particular group of children necessitates some governmental supervision in
certain clearly defined situations . The group of children who are illegitimate are ...
If a plaintiff wants to claim that a particular job requirement , which looks neutral (
nondiscriminatory ) on the surface , in fact has a tendency to discriminate against
one sex ( or one race ) , the plaintiff can present general statistical evidence on ...
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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