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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person , man or woman , to engage in any lawful employment for a livelihood .
The supreme court of Illinois denied the application on the ground that , by the
common law , which is the basis of the laws of Illinois , only men were admitted to
( a ) For the stage prior to approximately the end of the first trimester , the abortion
decision and its effectuation must be left to the medical judgment of the pregnant
woman ' s attending physician . ( b ) For the stage subsequent to ap ...
This implicit constitutional liberty , the Court in Wade held , includes the freedom
of a woman to decide whether to terminate a pregnancy . But the Court in Wade
also recognized that a State has legitimate interests during a pregnancy in both ...
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Early Interpretations of Due Process
Substantive Due Process
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