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Jone Johnson Lewis

Reed v. Reed: Why It's Important to Women's History

By January 5, 2013

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In 1971, Reed v. Reed became the first U.S. Supreme Court case to declare sex discrimination a violation of the 14th Amendment. In Reed v. Reed, the Court held that an Idaho law's unequal treatment of men and women based on sex was a violation of the Constitution's Equal Protection Clause. Read more: Striking Down Sex Discrimination in Reed v. Reed

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