Records, 1970-1998 (inclusive).
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Supreme Court of the United States, final court of appeal and final expositor of the Constitution of the United States. Within the framework of litigation, the Supreme Court marks the boundaries of authority between state and nation, state and state, and government and citizen. Scope And Jurisdiction The Supreme Court was created by the Constitutional Convention of 1787 as the head of a federal court system, though it was not formally established until Congress passed the Judiciary Act in 17...
Lawyer and feminist Rawalt has served as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Women's Equity Action League (WEAL), chaired the Civil and Political Rights Committee (CPR) of the President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW), and worked with the Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women (CACSW). From the description of [Audiotape collection] [sound recording]. 1953-1979. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122583145 Lawyer, i...
The National Organization for Women Legal Defense & Education Fund was established in 1970 as a "public service organization dedicated to achieving equality for women and girls." LDEF has focused its efforts on gaining legal rights for women in educational and employment opportunity, cases of physical abuse and sexual harassment, and in marriage and divorce laws. During the 1970s, it campaigned for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. NOW LDEF has sponsored the Women's Media Project, the P...
Associate justice, 1972-1986, and chief justice, 1986-2005, United States Supreme Court. From the description of William H. Rehnquist papers, 1947-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864782 Biography Born on 1 October 1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, William Hubbs Rehnquist served in the Army Air Corps in North Africa during World War II. Once the war ended he attended Stanford University where he received a B.A. in poli...
Lawyer, educator, and judge. Full name: Robert Heron Bork; born 1927. From the description of Robert H. Bork papers, 1924-1987 (bulk 1962-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983251 ...
Catherine Shipe East (b. May 15, 1916, Barboursville, W. Va.-d. Aug. 17, 1996, Ithaca, N.Y.), began her career an a junior civil service examiner with the U.S Civil Service Commission in 1939. She advanced to become the chief of the career service division before going to work for the Department of Labor in 1977. She served as the technical adviser to the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women and participated in the research and writing of the commissions report, American Women, publish...
Smeal was Chair of the Woman's Trust. From the description of TLS, 1985 April 16 : Washington, D.C. to Nancy Magnuson / Ellie Smeal. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 29463769 ...
Feminist lawyer and educator, Lynn Hecht Schafran was born October 11, 1941, in New York City to Geraldine (Schaeffer) and David K. Hecht. She studied art history at Smith College (B.A. 1962) and Columbia University (M.A. 1965), and later attended law school at Columbia (J.D. 1974), where she worked as a research assistant to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. From 1979 to 1981, Schafran was national director of the Federation of Women Lawyers Judicial Screening Panel. She has been director of Le...
PEER, a project of the National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education Fund, was funded mainly by grants from the Carnegie Corporation and Ford Foundation, and was established in 1974 to monitor the government's progress in enforcing federal laws against sex discrimination in the public schools. It publishes a newsletter and other material on equal education and the law. From the description of Records, 1972-1990 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 2320...