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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Women have a right to " equal protection of the law , " and equal treatment of
them in this sense is commanded by the Constitution . In other words , statutes
denying this kind of equality of treatment are directly proscribed by the
30 Section 12945 ( b ) ( 2 ) does not com - pel California employers to treat
pregnant workers better than other disabled ... Employers are free to give
comparable benefits to other disabled employees , thereby treating “ women
affected by ...
Under this bill , the treat - ment of pregnant women in covered employment must
focus not on their condition alone but on the ... reports that Congress focused on
discrimination against , rather than preferential treatment of , pregnant workers .
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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