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Call # KF4758.A7 S87 2001
Title Supreme Court decisions and women's rights : milestones to equality / edited by Clare Cushman ; foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg ; sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society
Imprint Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2001
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Descript. xvi, 299 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-282) and index
LC copy is a specially issued presentation copy with additional printed page tipped in at front of volume: "Presented in recognition of Talbot (Sandy) D'Alemberte at the 2001 Wickersham Award Dinner for his exceptional public service and dedication to the legal profession ... Supreme Court of the United States, March 27, 2001." Includes portrait of Mr. D'Alemberte, stamp of the Friends of the Law Library of Congress, and signatures of Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg in facsimile. DLC
Subject Women's rights -- United States -- Cases
Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases
Contents Romantic paternalism -- Jury duty -- Sex discrimination : the search for a standard -- Women in the family : from subordinates to equal partners -- Single-sex schools -- Different treatment of men and women -- Discrimination in the workplace -- Sexual harassment -- Pregnancy and children -- Leading the way
Alt Author Cushman, Clare
D'Alemberte, Talbot
Supreme Court Historical Society
OCLC # 45024564
Table of Contents
IRomantic Paternalism1
  Early Exclusion2
   Barred from Being Lawyers2
   Bradwell v. Illinois (1873) 
   The Right to Practice a Trade4
   Slaughter-House Cases (1873) 
   Denied: The Right to Vote7
   Minor v. Happersett (1875) 
   Myra Bradwell (1831-1894): Editor, Publisher, Reformer8
   Susan B. Anthony on Trial12
   The Nineteenth Amendment14
  Protecting Women's Health and Morals16
   The Nature of Women's Work16
   The Ten-Hour Working Day17
   Muller v. Oregon (1908) 
   Minimum Wage Laws19
   Adkins v. Children's Hospital of D.C. (1923) 
   West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish (1937) 
   Ending Protective Legislation for Women21
   No Place for a Lady: Women Bartenders21
   Goesaert v. Cleary (1948) 
   Florence Kelley: Crusader for Reform22
   George Sutherland: Supporter of Women's Suffrage23
2Jury Duty27
  Women as "The Center of Home and Family Life"27
   Strauder v. West Virginia (1880) 
   Hoyt v. Florida (1961) 
  "A Fair Cross Section of the Community"29
   Taylor v. Louisiana (1975) 
   Ballard v. United States (1946) 
   Gwendolyn Hoyt: A Neglected Wife Strikes Back30
   Duren v. Missouri (1979) 
  Picking A Jury35
   J.E.B. v. Alabama ex rel. T.B. (1994) 
3Sex Discrimination: the Search for A Standard37
  Interpreting the Equal Protection Clause37
  Four Turning Points39
   Breaking New Ground39
   Read v. Reed (1971) 
   Sally Reed: A Mother Grieves for Her Son40
   A Double Standard for Benefits42
   Frontiero v. Richardson (1973) 
   Sharron Frontiero: The Patient after Whom the Disease Was Named44
   Justice for Beer Drinkers47
   Craig v. Boren (1976) 
   Mark Walker, Curtis Craig, and Carolyn Whitener: Two Fraternity Brothers and a Beer Vendor52
   The Most Recent Standard55
   United States v. Virginia (1996) 
   Ruth Bader Ginsburg as Litigator: Shaping the Law62
4Women in the Family: From Subordinates to Equal Partners68
  Unequal Benefits for Widows Versus Widowers68
   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 Home72
  Compensating Women for Past Discrimination75
   Kahn v. Shevin (1974) 
   Califano v. Webster (1977) 
  Harmful Stereotypes78
   Age of Majority: Twenty-one for Boys, Eighteen for Girls78
   Stanton v. Stanton (1975) 
   Alimony for Men, Too79
   Orr v. Orr (1979) 
   Unemployed Fathers, Unemployed Mothers81
   Califano v. Westcott (1979) 
   Husband as "Head and Master" of Household82
   Kirchberg v. Feenstra (1981) 
   The Equal Rights Amendment83
5Single-Sex Schools86
  A Nursing School for Women Only87
   Mississippi Univ. for Women v. Hogan (1982) 
   Joe Hogan: Male Nurse90
  Women as Citizen-Soldiers93
   United States v. Virginia (1996) 
   Gender Equity in Education: Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 197296
6Different Treatment of Men and Women98
  Women and the Armed Forces98
   Combat Ships and Sea Duty99
   Schlesinger v. Ballard (1975) 
   Registering Women for the Draft100
   Rostker v. Goldberg (1981) 
   Giving Veterans Job Preferences103
   Personnel Administrator of Mass. v. Feeney (1979) 
   Helen B. Feeney: A Veteran Fighter106
  Unwed Fathers and Their Children108
   Child Custody108
   Stanley v. Illinois (1972) 
   The Right to Veto an Adoption and to Sue for Wrongful Death109
   Caban v. Mohammed (1979) 
   Parham v. Hughes (1979) 
   Lehr v. Robertson (1983) 
   Children Born Outside the United States111
   Lorelyn Penero Miller v. Madeleine K. Albright (1998) 
  Teenage Sex113
   Michael M. v. Superior Court of Sonoma Cty. (1981) 
7Discrimination in the Workplace117
   Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Legislating Equality in the Workplace119
  Getting Hired121
   Mothers with Pre-school Age Children121
   Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corp. (1971) 
   Height and Weight Requirements123
   Dothard v. Rawlinson (1977) 
   Dianne Kimberly Rawlinson: A Petite Prison Guard124
  Making Partner128
   Hishon v. King & Spalding (1984) 
   Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins (1989) 
   Ann Hopkins: Neither Woman Nor Man Enough to Make Partner130
  Affirmative Action134
   Johnson v. Transportation Agency, Santa Clara Cty. (1987) 
   Paul Johnson: Victim of Affirmative Action138
   The Equal Pay Act of 1963: A Remedy for Women140
  Pay and Benefits143
   Working on the Night Shift143
   Corning Glass Works v. Brennan (1974) 
   Equal Pay for Comparable Worth145
   County of Washington v. Gunther (1981) 
   Discrimination in Fringe Benefits147
   Los Angeles Department of Water and Power v. Manhart (1978) 
   Arizona Governing Committee v. Norris (1983) 
8Sexual Harassment152
  Sexual Harassment on the Job152
   Meritor Savings Bank, FSB v. Vinson (1986) 
   Harris v. Forklift Systems, Inc. (1993) 
   Sexual Harassment Gains National Attention156
   Same-Sex Harassment156
   Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc. (1998) 
   Unfulfilled Threats158
   Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth (1998) 
   Faragher v. City of Boca Raton (1998) 
  Sexual Harassment in Schools160
   Teachers Harassing Students160
   Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public Schools (1992) 
   Gebser v. Lago Vista Independent School Dist. (1998) 
   Students Harassing Other Students162
   Davis v. Monroe County School Bd. of Ed. (1999) 
9Pregnancy and Childbirth164
  Should Pregnant Teachers Teach?165
   Cleveland Bd. of Ed. v. LaFleur (1974) 
  Pregnancy is Not a Disability168
   Geduldig v. Aiello (1974) 
   General Elec. Co. v. Gilbert (1976) 
  Having A Baby, Losing Seniority172
   Nashville Gas Co. v. Satty (1977) 
   The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978173
  Discriminating Against Men: Coverage of Workers' Wives174
   Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. v. EEOC (1983) 
  Special Versus Equal Treatment for Pregnant Workers176
   California Fed. Sav. & Loan Assn. v. Guerra (1987) 
  Fertile Women Need Not Apply178
   Automobile Workers v. Johnson Controls, Inc. (1991) 
   Capt. Susan Struck: The Case That Got Away180
   Family Leave181
   The Right to Privacy182
   The Battle for Birth Control182
    Griswold v. Connecticut (1965) 
    Eisenstadt v. Baird (1972) 
   Estelle Griswold: Challenging the Ban on Birth Control186
   Abortion Reform Laws188
   The First Decision: Roe v. Wade189
    Roe v. Wade (1973) 
    Doe v. Bolton (1973) 
    Roe: The Aftermath190
   Abortion Funding191
    Maher v. Roe (1977) 
    Harris v. McRae (1980) 
    Rust v. Sullivan (1991) 
   Consent of Husband, Parents193
    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 Pioneer195
   Abortion Procedure196
    City of Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health (1983) 
    Thornburgh v. American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (1986) 
   Reconsidering Roe197
    Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989) 
    Casey: Reaffirming Roe198
    Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey (1992) 
    Stenberg v. Carhart (2000) 
   Alias Jane Roe: The Story of Norma Nelson McCorvey202
   Antiabortion Demonstrations at Clinics204
11Leading the Way207
  Women Bar Members and Advocates207
   Belva A. Lockwood: First Woman Member of the Supreme Court Bar and First Woman to Argue Before the Court207
   First Ladies of the Supreme Court208
   The First Women Members of the Supreme Court Bar, 1879-1900216
   Susan Brandeis: A Justice's Daughter Argues Before His Court234
  The First Female Law Clerks235
   Lucile Lomen: First Woman Law Clerk235
   The First Female Law Clerks236
  Near Misses: Women Considered for Appointment to the Supreme Court243
  Women on the Supreme Court247
   Sandra Day O'Connor: First Woman Justice247
   Ruth Bader Ginsburg: From Litigator to Justice252