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Author Strebeigh, Fred.

Title Equal : women reshape American law / Fred Strebeigh.

Published New York : W.W. Norton, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KM 208.22 G1 STRE    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description x, 582 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Trials -- United States.
Women lawyers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sexual harassment -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780393065558 (hardcover)