Women and the Law Stories

Authors: Schneider, Elizabeth M. / Wildman, Stephanie M.
Edition: 1st
Copyright Date: 2011
  • Publication Date: October 12th, 2010
  • ISBN: 9781599415895
  • Subject: Gender law
  • Series: Law Stories
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This book examines landmark cases establishing women’s legal rights, offering accounts of the litigants, history, parties, strategies, and theoretical implications. It will enrich any law school course and can serve as a text for a course on women and the law, gender and law, feminist jurisprudence, or women’s studies. This volume utilizes subject areas common to many women and law casebooks: history, constitutional law, reproductive freedom, the workplace, the family, and women in the legal profession. Several chapters explore issues of domestic violence and rape.