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Equal : women reshape American law

Author: Fred Strebeigh
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Portrays the dramatic story behind the movement toward legal recognition of sex discrimination in this country.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Strebeigh
ISBN: 9780393065558 0393065553
OCLC Number: 227016230
Description: x, 582 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The story of Paula Wiesenfeld --
Old law meets a new case: Reed --
Frontiero brings hopes --
Wiesenfeld brings reality --
What happened to Sally Armendariz could not happen to a man --
The first pregnancy case: Aiello --
The second pregnancy case: General Electric --
The final pregnancy battle: beyond the Supreme Court --
A problem in the profession --
Taking action --
A young woman takes an old Wall Street firm to court --
Time to settle --
The chief justice's second draft --
No law --
Naming sexual harassment --
Women and the law --
Mechelle Vinson goes to trial --
Appeal to a higher court --
To the Supreme Court --
At the Supreme Court --
A challenge for a young lawyer --
Using civil rights to combat violence --
Judges strike back --
Seeking equal judicial firepower --
Women judges to the rescue --
Reckoning at the Supreme Court.
Responsibility: Fred Strebeigh.

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Strebeigh tells the dramatic, untold story of how women throughout the 1960s and beyond battled blatant inequities in America's legal system in order to make the law equal and just for all.  Read more...

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Could America really have been so sexist only four decades ago? In this groundbreaking book, Fred Strebeigh reminds us that from the office to the bedroom to the Supreme Court, the answer is yes. Read more...

 
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