ERIC Number: ED255774
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
The Impact of the Equal Rights Amendment. Part 2. Hearings before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First and Second Sessions (June 22, August 7, and September 19, 1984).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Presented are three congressional hearings on a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for women and men. The hearings focus on the impact of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) on domestic relations or family law; exceptions to the rule of equality contained in the ERA, in particular the "right to privacy" and the "unique physical characteristics" exceptions; and state experiences with state equal rights amendments. Testimony includes statements, prepared statements, and miscellaneous material (newsletters, letters, reports, etc.) from U.S. Senators and individuals representing Brigham Young University; National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education Fund; Carleton College, Minnesota; Washington University, Missouri; University of Texas; and Harvard University. Over 600 pages of appendixes contain additional testimony, correspondence, reports, legal analysis, and miscellaneous materials. (YLB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Equal Rights Amendment