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" There can be no doubt that our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination. Traditionally, such discrimination was rationalized by an attitude of "romantic paternalism" which, in practical effect, put women not on a pedestal, but... "
Legal Ramifications of the Human Life Amendment: Hearings Before the ... - Page 129
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution - 1983 - 262 pages
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Reform of the Federal Criminal Laws: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Criminal Laws and Procedures - Criminal law - 1971 - 12896 pages
...question. The plurality in Frontiero v. Richardson wrote about sex discrimination in this country: "There can be no doubt that our Nation has had a long...discrimination was rationalized by an attitude of a 'romantic paternalism' which, in practical effect, put women not on a pedestal, but in a cage." (411...
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Sexual Harassment of Working Women: A Case of Sex Discrimination

Catharine A. MacKinnon - Law - 1979 - 312 pages
...which these court opinions grope. Or perhaps sexual harassment exemplifies the romantic aspect of that "romantic paternalism which, in practical effect, put women not on a pedestal, but in a cage."139 In any case, women who are sexually harassed do not seem to share any transcendent sense...
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The coming decade: American women and human resources policies and programs ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources - 1979
...history of sex «Incrimination Traditionally, such discrimination was rationalized by an attitude of ntic paternalism which in practical effect put women, not on a pedestal, but in Even such a conservative gentleman as Justice Powell stated in • m another and, I find, compelling...
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La Cour Suprême Des États-Unis: Pouvoirs Et Évolution Historique

Christian Lerat - Justice, Administration of - 1989 - 327 pages
...the same right to benefits for their spouses as servicemen do, Brennan reviewed the status of women. Our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history...by an attitude of «romantic paternalism» which... put women not on a pedestal, but in a cage... lndeed, throughout much of the 19th century the position...
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The Constitutional Rights of Women: Cases in Law and Social Change

Leslie Friedman Goldstein - Social Science - 1988 - 637 pages
..."traditional" rational basis analysis with respect to sex-based classifications is clearly justified. There can be no doubt that our Nation has had a long...effect, put women not on a pedestal, but in a cage. Indeed, this paternalistic attitude became so firmly rooted in our national consciousness that, exactly...
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The American Judicial Tradition : Profiles of Leading American Judges ...

G. Edward White John B. Minor Professor of Law and Cromwell Research Professor of History University of Virginia - Electronic books - 1988 - 576 pages
...it was not unresponsive to those altered attitudes. A decision like Frontiero, with its discussion of " 'romantic paternalism' which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage," would have been unthinkable ten years earlier. For all their innovativeness, the gender discrimination...
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Nomination of Robert H. Bork to be Associate Justice of the Supreme ..., Part 5

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - Judges - 1989
...and unfortunate history of sex discrimination. Traditionally, such discrimination was romanticized by an attitude of "romantic paternalism" which, in...effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.... As a result of notions such as these, our statute cooks gradually became laden with gross stereotyped...
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Arms And The Enlisted Woman

Judith Stiehm - Social Science - 2010 - 352 pages
...Justice William Brennan, writing for himself and Justices Douglas, White, and Marshall, asserted that there can be no doubt that our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination. . . . Our statute books gradually became laden with gross, stereotyped distinctions between the sexes...
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Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment - Fetal membranes - 1990 - 220 pages
...Justice Brennan stated in Front iero v. Richardson. 411 US 677 (1973), gave rise to "our Nationfs] . . . long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination....effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage." Id. at 684 (footnote omitted). While it is true that the choice to have an FTIR Panel Rsp. at 3. 2/...
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The Constitution in the Supreme Court: The Second Century, 1888-1986, Volume 2

David P. Currie - History - 1994 - 682 pages
...responsibility. . . .'"205 Like race, moreover, sex had often been misused as a basis of classification: "There can be no doubt that our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination."206 "[W]e can only conclude," Brennan concluded, "that classifications based upon sex,...
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