In Buck v. Bell, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Virginia's eugenic sterilization law. This site traces the origins of the eugenics movement, the Buck v. Bell decision, and the rise in the number of involuntary sterilizations after the 1927 case.
Oyez provides audio recordings of oral arguments in Supreme Court cases, as well as links to opinions in every case decided by the Court back to 1793. For overviews of many relevant cases in Oyez, see Clare Cushman's Supreme Court Decisions and...
Abortion; Birth control; Jury duty; Pregnancy; Reproductive rights; Sex discrimination; Sex discrimination in employment; Sexual harassment; Women's rights
The pamphlets in this collection date from the late 1600s to the late 1800s and include contemporary accounts of trials in the United States and Great Britain. These pamphlets were produced soon after trials and sold to a mass audience. Note that...
Adultery; Divorce; Murder; Rape; Trials; Violence against women
United States -- Massachusetts; United States -- New Hampshire; United States -- New York (State); United States -- Rhode Island
This collection of local newsfilm, documentaries and other programs presents 60 years of social and cultural history of the San Francisco Bay Area. A sample of the many relevant films in this collection follows:
Chicano women's rights (1973);...
This digital collection includes 251 documents from the Oklahoma State Supreme Court, Civil Case No. 32756
about the first African-American woman admitted to the University of Oklahoma law school in 1948.
This extensive collection documents Grace Robinson's long career as a journalist for the New York Daily News and her brief stint with Liberty magazine. Robinson covered high-profile criminal cases, such as the Hall-Mills Murder Trial (1926) and the...
Automobile travel; Travel; Women journalists
United States -- New York (State) -- New York
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