CL.12 - Equal Pay Act of 1963 aimed at abolishing wage...

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Equal Pay Act of 1963 aimed at abolishing wage differentials based on sex Except for seniority, merit, productivity, or something other than sex Frontiero v. Richardson They would have to prove wives were reliant on the males, military Burdens women to prove something that males don’t have to prove This is a gender based classification and inherently suspect, post judicial scrutiny (strict scrutiny and compelling state interest because gender like race is unchangeable, and is suspect, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, apply the most strict scrutiny) Women are historically discriminated Powell concurs Sees no reason to apply strict scrutiny, didn’t do it in the past and did it now Craig v. Boren Statutory or administrative sex classifications had to be subjected to an intermediate standard of judicial review Statute only didn’t allow males to purchase beer for those under 21 Craig was over 18, but not 21, argues equal protection of 14 th Is case of what the state may do State found that males were in much larger danger
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2009 for the course POLITICS CIVIL LIBE taught by Professor Kahn during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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