CASE BRIEFS US Supreme Court Law Equal Rights ~ 135 Slides ~ Women
Each case has its own page, to wit: Facts, Holdings, Issues, Appeals, Rationale.

I am a retired lawyer, instructor and textbook author.

The fully briefed cases include:
~Griswold v. Connecticut, 381 U.S. 479 (1965) birth control for married people legalized
~Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corp., 400 U.S. 542 (1971) could not turn down female applicants with young children unless men turned down for same reason
~Reed v. Reed, 404 U.S. 71 (1971) no sexual preference for administrator of an estate
~Eisenstadt v. Baird, 405 U.S. 438 (1972) birth control for single people legalized
~Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973) abortion legalized
~Pittsburgh Press Co. v. Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations, 413 U.S. 376 (1973) no employment ads based on sexual preferences
~Corning Glass Works v. Brennan, Sec. Of Labor, 417 U.S. 188 (1974) Equal Pay Act with night shift differential as exception ploy
~Cleveland Board of Education v. LaFleur, 414 U.S. 632 (1974) mandatory unpaid maternity leave terminations
~Califano v. Goldfarb 430 U.S. 199 (1977) social security decedent benefits cannot have sexual preference
~Orr v. Orr, 440 U.S. 268 (1979) alimony must be for either sex
~International Union, UAW v. Johnson Controls, Inc., 499 U.S. 187 (1991) cannot exclude women from battery plant jobs with lead exposure
~Harris v. Forklift Sys., 510 U.S. 17 (1993) sexual harassment does not need to result in psychological damage to victim to be actionable
~United States v. Virginia, 518 U.S. 515 (1996) VMI had to accept women students and become coeducational
~Ferguson v. City of Charleston, 532 U.S. 67 (2001) warrantless searches of pregnant women patients for cocaine use struck down
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