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Important Court Cases
Major Supreme Court Decisions on Women’s Rights

The Supreme Court Decisions on Women’s Rights

The Susan B. Anthony Trial
and http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf/page/tu_anthony_background.html

The Court and Gender

Reed v. Reed (1971) (sex descrimination)

Minor v. Happersett (1874) (Supreme Court on the right of women to vote)

United States v. Susan B. Anthony
(1873)

Mary Dyer Trials (1659 & 1660)

Griffith v. Griffith's Executors (1798)

Pennsylvania v. Addicks < (1813)

United States v. Susan B. Anthony (1873)

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (1911)

Roe v. Wade (1973)

Weinberger v.Wiesenfeld (1975)

Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson (1986)

In the Matter of Baby M (1988)

The Tailhook Scandal (1994)

Ireland v. Smith (1995)

United States v. Virginia (1996)

Frontiero v Richardson (1973)

Harris v. McRae (1980)

Griswold v. Connecticut (1965)

Muller v. Oregon (1908)

Adkins v. Children’s Hospital (1923)

West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish (1937)

Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corp. (1971)
(Click here for a page with audio of the oral arguments) Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Inc.(2007)

Einsenstadt v. Baird (1972)

Pittsburgh Press Co. v. Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations (1973)
(Click here for a page with audio of the oral arguments)

Automobile Workers v. Johnson Controls, Inc. (1991)

Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989)

Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992)

Schultz v. Wheaton Glass Co. (1970)

Corning Glass Works v. Brennan (1974)
(Click here for a page with audio of the oral arguments)

Missouri v. Celia (1855)

Ex parte Lockwood (1894)

Bradwell v. Illinois (1872)

Faragher v. City of Boca Raton (1998)

Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth (1998)

Cleveland Bd. of Ed. v. LaFleur (1974)

Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson (1986)

Johnson v. Transportation Agency (1987)

Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Serv., Inc. (1998)

Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public Schools (1992)

Faragher v. City of Boca Raton (1998)

Davis v. Monroe County Board of Education (1999)

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power v. Manhart (1978)
(Click here for a page with audio of oral arguments and opinion announcement)

Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins (1989)
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