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
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 .
treating equally guilty males and females differently , I still believe that any such
speculative justification would be out ... men from women , for instance , are not
necessarily , at least in principle , providing unequal treatment to the two groups .
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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