Supreme Court Decisions and Women's Rights Milestone to Equality

ISBN-10: 1568026145

ISBN-13: 9781568026145

Edition: 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Clare Cushman

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List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Romantic Paternalism
Early Exclusion
Barred from Being Lawyers
Bradwell v. Illinois (1873)
The Right to Practice a Trade
Slaughter-House Cases (1873)
Denied: The Right to Vote
Minor v. Happersett (1875)
Myra Bradwell (1831-1894): Editor, Publisher, Reformer
Susan B. Anthony on Trial
The Nineteenth Amendment
Protecting Women's Health and Morals
The Nature of Women's Work
The Ten-Hour Working Day
Muller v. Oregon (1908)
Minimum Wage Laws
Adkins v. Children's Hospital of D.C. (1923)
West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish (1937)
Ending Protective Legislation for Women
No Place for a Lady: Women Bartenders
Goesaert v. Cleary (1948)
Florence Kelley: Crusader for Reform
George Sutherland: Supporter of Women's Suffrage
Jury Duty
Women as "The Center of Home and Family Life"
Strauder v. West Virginia (1880)
Hoyt v. Florida (1961)
"A Fair Cross Section of the Community"
Taylor v. Louisiana (1975)
Ballard v. United States (1946)
Gwendolyn Hoyt: A Neglected Wife Strikes Back
Duren v. Missouri (1979)
Picking A Jury
J.E.B. v. Alabama ex rel. T.B. (1994)
Sex Discrimination: the Search for A Standard
Interpreting the Equal Protection Clause
Four Turning Points
Breaking New Ground
Read v. Reed (1971)
Sally Reed: A Mother Grieves for Her Son
A Double Standard for Benefits
Frontiero v. Richardson (1973)
Sharron Frontiero: The Patient after Whom the Disease Was Named
Justice for Beer Drinkers
Craig v. Boren (1976)
Mark Walker, Curtis Craig, and Carolyn Whitener: Two Fraternity Brothers and a Beer Vendor
The Most Recent Standard
United States v. Virginia (1996)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg as Litigator: Shaping the Law
Women in the Family: From Subordinates to Equal Partners
Unequal Benefits for Widows Versus Widowers
Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld (1975)
Califano v. Goldfarb (1977)
Wengler v. Druggists Mut. Ins. Co. (1980)
Stephen Wiesenfeld: A Father Sues for the Right to Stay Home
Compensating Women for Past Discrimination
Kahn v. Shevin (1974)
Califano v. Webster (1977)
Harmful Stereotypes
Age of Majority: Twenty-one for Boys, Eighteen for Girls
Stanton v. Stanton (1975)
Alimony for Men, Too
Orr v. Orr (1979)
Unemployed Fathers, Unemployed Mothers
Califano v. Westcott (1979)
Husband as "Head and Master" of Household
Kirchberg v. Feenstra (1981)
The Equal Rights Amendment
Single-Sex Schools
A Nursing School for Women Only
Mississippi Univ. for Women v. Hogan (1982)
Joe Hogan: Male Nurse
Women as Citizen-Soldiers
United States v. Virginia (1996)
Gender Equity in Education: Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972
Different Treatment of Men and Women
Women and the Armed Forces
Combat Ships and Sea Duty
Schlesinger v. Ballard (1975)
Registering Women for the Draft
Rostker v. Goldberg (1981)
Giving Veterans Job Preferences
Personnel Administrator of Mass. v. Feeney (1979)
Helen B. Feeney: A Veteran Fighter
Unwed Fathers and Their Children
Child Custody
Stanley v. Illinois (1972)
The Right to Veto an Adoption and to Sue for Wrongful Death
Caban v. Mohammed (1979)
Parham v. Hughes (1979)
Lehr v. Robertson (1983)
Children Born Outside the United States
Lorelyn Penero Miller v. Madeleine K. Albright (1998)
Teenage Sex
Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma Cty. (1981)
Discrimination in the Workplace
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Legislating Equality in the Workplace
Getting Hired
Mothers with Pre-school Age Children
Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corp. (1971)
Height and Weight Requirements
Dothard v. Rawlinson (1977)
Dianne Kimberly Rawlinson: A Petite Prison Guard
Making Partner
Hishon v. King and Spalding (1984)
Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins (1989)
Ann Hopkins: Neither Woman Nor Man Enough to Make Partner
Affirmative Action
Johnson v. Transportation Agency, Santa Clara Cty. (1987)
Paul Johnson: Victim of Affirmative Action
The Equal Pay Act of 1963: A Remedy for Women
Pay and Benefits
Working on the Night Shift
Corning Glass Works v. Brennan (1974)
Equal Pay for Comparable Worth
County of Washington v. Gunther (1981)
Discrimination in Fringe Benefits
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power v. Manhart (1978)
Arizona Governing Committee v. Norris (1983)
Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment on the Job
Meritor Savings Bank, FSB v. Vinson (1986)
Harris v. Forklift Systems, Inc. (1993)
Sexual Harassment Gains National Attention
Same-Sex Harassment
Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc. (1998)
Unfulfilled Threats
Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth (1998)
Faragher v. City of Boca Raton (1998)
Sexual Harassment in Schools
Teachers Harassing Students
Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public Schools (1992)
Gebser v. Lago Vista Independent School Dist. (1998)
Students Harassing Other Students
Davis v. Monroe County School Bd. of Ed. (1999)
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Should Pregnant Teachers Teach?
Cleveland Bd. of Ed. v. LaFleur (1974)
Pregnancy is Not a Disability
Geduldig v. Aiello (1974)
General Elec. Co. v. Gilbert (1976)
Having A Baby, Losing Seniority
Nashville Gas Co. v. Satty (1977)
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
Discriminating Against Men: Coverage of Workers' Wives
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. v. EEOC (1983)
Special Versus Equal Treatment for Pregnant Workers
California Fed. Sav. and Loan Assn. v. Guerra (1987)
Fertile Women Need Not Apply
Automobile Workers v. Johnson Controls, Inc. (1991)
Capt. Susan Struck: The Case That Got Away
Family Leave
The Right to Privacy
The Battle for Birth Control
Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)
Eisenstadt v. Baird (1972)
Estelle Griswold: Challenging the Ban on Birth Control
Abortion Reform Laws
The First Decision: Roe v. Wade
Roe v. Wade (1973)
Doe v. Bolton (1973)
Roe: The Aftermath
Abortion Funding
Maher v. Roe (1977)
Harris v. McRae (1980)
Rust v. Sullivan (1991)
Consent of Husband, Parents
Planned Parenthood Assn. of Central Mo. v. Danforth (1976)
Bellotti v. Baird (1979)
Planned Parenthood Assn. of Kansas City, Mo., Inc. v. Ashcroft (1983)
Hodgson v. Minnesota (1990)
Ohio v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health, Inc. (1990)
Dr. Jane E. Hodgson: Abortion Pioneer
Abortion Procedure
City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health (1983)
Thornburgh v. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1986)
Reconsidering Roe
Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989)
Casey: Reaffirming Roe
Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992)
Stenberg v. Carhart (2000)
Alias Jane Roe: The Story of Norma Nelson McCorvey
Antiabortion Demonstrations at Clinics
Leading the Way
Women Bar Members and Advocates
Belva A. Lockwood: First Woman Member of the Supreme Court Bar and First Woman to Argue Before the Court
First Ladies of the Supreme Court
The First Women Members of the Supreme Court Bar, 1879-1900
Susan Brandeis: A Justice's Daughter Argues Before His Court
The First Female Law Clerks
Lucile Lomen: First Woman Law Clerk
The First Female Law Clerks
Near Misses: Women Considered for Appointment to the Supreme Court
Women on the Supreme Court
Sandra Day O'Connor: First Woman Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: From Litigator to Justice
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