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Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Records - Accession 183, Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Jan 1978

Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Records - Accession 183, Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition

Manuscript Collection

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) South carolina Coalition Records consists of correspondence, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, and telegrams, extending from 1972-1978, sent by both supporters and non-supporters of ERA to Coleman Poag, South Carolina state senator for district 6, in an effort to influence Poag’s vote. The ERA was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution designed to guarantee equal rights for women.


Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Records - Accession 168, Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Jan 1978

Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Records - Accession 168, Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition

Manuscript Collection

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) records, dating from 1970 to 1978, include correspondence, legislative journals, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, and other records relating to the work of the South Carolina Coalition in trying to get the ERA ratified by the South Carolina state legislature. There is relevant material concerning the ERA issue in other states. The Coalition was organized in 1972. The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution designed to guarantee equal rights for women.


Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Records - Accession 81, Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Jan 1977

Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Records - Accession 81, Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition

Manuscript Collection

The Equal Rights Amendment South Carolina Coalition Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, flyers, newsletters, reports, newspaper clippings, mailing lists and financial records concerning the drive for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in South Carolina. The ERA was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution designed to guarantee equal rights for women.


Preferential Remedies For Employment Discrimination, Harry T. Edwards, Barry L. Zaretsky Nov 1975

Preferential Remedies For Employment Discrimination, Harry T. Edwards, Barry L. Zaretsky

Michigan Law Review

A basic thesis of this article is that much of the current concern about alleged "reverse discrimination" in employment ignores the reality of the situation. In Part I it will be contended that although color blindness is a laudable long-run objective, it alone will not end discrimination; thus, it will be argued that some form of "color conscious" affirmative action must be employed in order to achieve equal employment opportunity for minorities and women. The most effective form of affirmative action is temporary preferential treatment, and it will be asserted in Part II that such relief can be justified under ...


Constitutional Law--Women's Rights--Mandatory Pregnancy Leave Unconstitutional, Jean Karen Beasley Jun 1975

Constitutional Law--Women's Rights--Mandatory Pregnancy Leave Unconstitutional, Jean Karen Beasley

West Virginia Law Review

No abstract provided.


Constitutional Reflections On Abortion Reform, Patrick L. Baude Jan 1970

Constitutional Reflections On Abortion Reform, Patrick L. Baude

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

United States abortion law is evolving comparably. Even eight years ago, public opinion was deeply divided when a Phoenix housewife sought to avoid giving birth after taking Thalidomide. The Model Penal Code, promulgated that year, authorized abortion in cases of felonious intercourse, to avoid deformity, and to protect the physical or mental health of the mother; these faintly daring innovations are now in danger of being declared unconstitutional because they are too limited. In the last year, three courts have invalidated moderate abortion statutes and the New York legislature has permitted abortion at will in early pregnancy. The purpose of ...


Judging And Equality: Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?, Edward J. Mcbride Sep 1956

Judging And Equality: Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?, Edward J. Mcbride

Dalhousie Law Journal

"Equality," like law, politics, and life itself, displays myriad aspects. Reflections on equality, therefore, must take many differentforms, as this volume will subsequently demonstrate. Now that Canada has entrenched equality as a constitutional value, facets of the issue seem to proliferate, almost without end. Questions abound: Will the equality guarantees be confined to public action only? What constitutes public action? Will the enumerated categories protected against discrimination be supplemented by incorporation of unenumerated categories? Will a conventional liberal point of view inform the development of equality under the Charter? What part will a crystallizing feminist perspective play in the process ...


Equality, Ideology And Oppression: Women And The Canadian Charter Of Rights And Freedoms, N Colleen Sheppard Sep 1956

Equality, Ideology And Oppression: Women And The Canadian Charter Of Rights And Freedoms, N Colleen Sheppard

Dalhousie Law Journal

The major objective of this article is to contribute to an understanding of the potential impact of the equality provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms2 on the lives of women. This requires an awareness of the realities of women's inequality in our society, an understanding of the legal conceptualization of equality, and a consideration of the role of "law" in remedying societal injustice. My focus in this article is on the second concern-that is, on legal theories of equality as they relate to women. I begin with a brief outline of the conflicting ideological approaches that ...


Judging And Equality: For Whom Does The Charter Toll?, A Wayne Mackay Sep 1956

Judging And Equality: For Whom Does The Charter Toll?, A Wayne Mackay

Dalhousie Law Journal

While it may be in questionable taste to begin an article on equality with a poem that uses "man" in the global sense, John Donne's words do evoke a sense of community that feminists would applaud.' The tension between an individualistic and communitarian approach to the world is crucial to how equality will be defined in Canada. Violations of equality diminish the rights and dignity of all Canadians and not just the particular individuals or the specific groups who are the immediate victims of inequality. This recognition is only the beginning of the complex task of defining equality as ...


Prostitution And Pornography: Beyond Formal Equality, Christine Boyle, Sheila Noonan Sep 1956

Prostitution And Pornography: Beyond Formal Equality, Christine Boyle, Sheila Noonan

Dalhousie Law Journal

Both issues that are the subject of this paper raise questions relating to the meaning and application of section 15 of the Canadian Charter ofRights and Freedoms.' They provide case studies of the difficulties in putting an abstract concept, such as equality, into practical legal effect.


Women, Pensions And Equality, Susannah Worth Rowley Sep 1956

Women, Pensions And Equality, Susannah Worth Rowley

Dalhousie Law Journal

A society's values are reflected in its treatment of the elderly. The relationship of the aged to the rest of the population and the social and economic hierarchy within the aged as a group provide tangible and graphic evidence of a society's most fundamental values and attitudes. Who is rewarded and for what? What qualities and contributions are valued, and to what extent?