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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What they seem to be saying is this : When it comes to sex discrimination in the
law , not just any reason , such as administrative convenience , will pass the “
reasonableness ” test . There has to be a pretty good reason before the Court will
For this reason , the plurality errs in merely dispatching this statute with an
incantation of " administrative convenience . ... Perhaps because the reasons
asserted for “ heightened scrutiny " of gender - based distinctions are rooted in
the fact ...
JUSTICE BLACKMUN join , concurring in the result and concurring in part . state
the reasons for my agreement with its ... of men , as opposed to women , who are
automatically disqualified by reason of the height and weight requirements .
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Goldstein provides a legal casebook examining women's constitutional rights as determined by U.S. Supreme Court decisions. This revised and updated edition of her 1979 work contains cases through the ... Read full review
Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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