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Lee Epsteing Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor
Untitled Page SEX AND THE SUPREME COURT: AN ANALYSIS OF SUPPORT FOR GENDER-BASED CLAIMS
Published in 1983. Social Science Quarterly 64 (2): 327-331.

Karen O'Connor
Lee Epstein

During the 1970s, the United State Supreme Court handed down 68 full opinion decisions involving gender-based claims.  In this study we examined the Court’s and the individual justices’ support for those making claims of gender-based discrimination.  We concluded not only that the Court has been receptive to these claims but that most justices are more supportive of gender than of race-based claims.

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