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Susan T. Epstein Women in the Firehouse: the Second Circuit Upholds a Gender-biased Firefighters' Examination 54 Brooklyn Law Review 511 (Summer, 1988) Firefighting has traditionally been a male occupation. Indeed, prior to the passage of the 1972 Amendments to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), women were prohibited from joining the ranks of the New York City Fire Department. Although the absolute bar to hiring has now been eliminated, the department's use of rank-order...; Search Snippet: ...1988 the Second Circuit Review1986-1987 Term Employment Law Women in the Firehouse: the Second Circuit Upholds a Gender-biased Firefighters' Examination Berkman V. City of New York [Fna... 1988  
John R. Read Thomas V. Anchorage Telephone Utility: Alaska Tackles Gender-based Wage Discrimination 4 Alaska Law Review 71 (June, 1987) In 1975, after weeks of negotiation, the Anchorage Telephone Utility (ATU) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) reached a compromise on new pay increases for employees of the telephone utility. Electricians, draftsmen, and other ATU plant force personnel received a forty-five percent pay raise, while traffic,...; Search Snippet: ...June, 1987 Note Thomas V. Anchorage Telephone Utility : Alaska Tackles Gender-based Wage Discrimination John R. Read Copyright 1987 by Alaska... 1987 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Fay Parris, Reporter, Marilyn Hutton , Reporter Women and Minorities in International Law 81 American Society of International Law Proceedings 519 (April 8-11, 1987) The meeting convened at 8:30 a.m., April 11, 1987, Henry J. Richardson III presiding. This project arose from a perception within the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the Procedural Aspects of International Law Group (PAIL) that women and minorities are underrepresented in these two organizations and in the wider international law...; Search Snippet: ...American Society of International Law Proceedings April 8-11, 1987 Women and Minorities in International Law Fay Parris Reporter Marilyn Hutton... 1987  
Laurie J. Taylor Provoked Reason in Men and Women: Heat-of-passion Manslaughter and Imperfect Self-defense 33 UCLA Law Review 1679 (August, 1986) The law of homicide assumes that intentional killings are fairly punished: it holds the offender most blameworthy and assigns the highest degree of culpability when the intent to kill is the product of the offender's premeditation and deliberation. To partially excuse homicide is to recognize that external forces and human weaknesses render some...; Search Snippet: ...Law Review August, 1986 Comment Provoked Reason in Men and Women: Heat-of-passion Manslaughter and Imperfect Self-defense Laurie J... 1986  
Ruth Colker Rank-order Physical Abilities Selection Devices for Traditionally Male Occupations as Gender-based Employment Discrimination 19 U.C. Davis Law Review 761 (Summer, 1986) Historically, women, as well as racial minorities, have been excluded from police and firefighter positions. Only recently, since the 1972 amendments to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extended coverage to state and local governments, have many police and fire departments begun to permit women to apply for employment. However, these...; Search Snippet: ...Order Physical Abilities Selection Devices for Traditionally Male Occupations as Gender-based Employment Discrimination Ruth Colker [Fna] Copyright 1986 by The... 1986  
Elizabeth M. Schneider The Dialectic of Rights and Politics: Perspectives from the Women's Movement 61 New York University Law Review 589 (October, 1986) Integrating the experience of the women's rights movement with her own experience as an activist and lawyer, Professor Elizabeth Schneider explores the role of rights discourse in the development of social movements. Emphasizing the dialectic of rights and politics, she developes an analysis that reflects the potential of rights both to advance and...; Search Snippet: ...1986 the Dialectic of Rights and Politics: Perspectives from the Women's Movement Elizabeth M. Schneider [Fna] Copyright 1986 by New York... 1986  
Elizabeth Fox-Genovese Women's Rights, Affirmative Action, and the Myth of Individualism 54 George Washington Law Review 338 (January/March, 1986) During the past two decades the United States has undergone an impressive struggle to improve women's comparative and competitive position in American society. An assessment of the success of that struggle, which varies dramatically for women of different classes and races, remains premature, but it is clear that many aspects of women's lives and...; Search Snippet: ...January/march, 1986 Symposium on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Women's Rights, Affirmative Action, and the Myth of Individualism Elizabeth Fox... 1986  
Susan L. McCoin Sex Discrimination in the Voir Dire Process: the Rights of Prospective Female Jurors 58 Southern California Law Review 1225 (July, 1985) In the last twenty years the United States Supreme Court has invalidated, on constitutional grounds, the most blatant forms of discrimination in the jury selection process. States may no longer systematically exclude members of minority groups from jury participation, and individuals considered for a jury venire must represent a cross section of...; Search Snippet: ...Discrimination in the Voir Dire Process: the Rights of Prospective Female Jurors Susan L. Mccoin Copyright (C) 1985 by the University... 1985  
Catharine A. MacKinnon Toward Feminist Jurisprudence 34 Stanford Law Review 703 (February, 1982) When is an act sexed? When do you kill, or die, as a member of your gender, and when as whoever else you are? Are you ever anyone else? Are women, in particular, permitted to be? What difference does, or should, that make? Ann Jones says, The story of women who kill is the story of women. Women who kill, kill as women--this argument structures...; Search Snippet: ...Law Review Stanford Law Review February, 1982 Book Review Toward Feminist Jurisprudence [Fna1] Women Who Kill. By Ann Jones. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston... 1982  
  Constitutional Law - Equal Protection of the Laws - Federal Statute Imposing less Severe Penalty upon American Indian Who Rapes an Indian Woman than upon Other Rapists Is Constitutional. - Gray V. United States, 394 F.2d 96 (9th Cir. 1968) 82 Harvard Law Review 697 (January, 1969) Wilson Gray and two other appellants, all Navajo Indians, were convicted by a federal jury of raping a non-Indian woman on the Navajo reservation in Arizona. The district court imposed sentences of imprisonment under a statute which exposes a rapist to a maximum penalty of death if either the rapist or the victim is not an Indian. An Indian who...; Search Snippet: ...Of the Laws - Federal Statute Imposing less Severe Penalty upon American Indian Who Rapes an Indian Woman than upon Other Rapists Is Constitutional. - Gray V. United States... 1969 American Indian/Alaskan Native
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