Women in industry; decision of the United States Supreme Court in Curt Muller vs. State of Oregon, upholding the constitutionality of the Oregon ten hour law for women and brief for the State of Oregon [NOOK Book]

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Women in industry; decision of the United States Supreme Court in Curt Muller vs. State of Oregon, upholding the constitutionality of the Oregon ten hour law for women and brief for the State of Oregon

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Overview

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
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  • BN ID: 2940019570522
  • Publisher: New York, [s.n.
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1908 volume
  • File size: 240 KB

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In Justice David Josiah Brewer's unanimous opinion in Muller, the Court upheld the Oregon regulation. The Court did not overrule Lochner, but instead distinguished it on the basis of "the difference between the sexes." The child-bearing physiology and social role of women provided a strong state interest in reducing their working hours.Future Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, as additional counsel for the State of Oregon, filed a voluminous brief in support of the Oregon law that collected empirical data from hundreds of sources. In what became known as the "Brandeis Brief", the report provided social authorities on the issue of the impact of long working hours on women. This was the first instance in the United States that social science had been used in law and changed the direction of the Supreme Court and of U.S. law. The Brandeis Brief became the model for future Supreme Court presentations.
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