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United States v. Anthony - Significance, The Almighty Vote, Preparation For Trial, The Trial, The Supreme Court Looks At Women And The Fourteenth Amendment

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Plaintiff

United States

Defendant

Susan B. Anthony

Plaintiff's Claim

That Anthony had voted illegally.

Chief Prosecutor

Richard Crowley, U.S. District Attorney

Chief Defense Lawyers

Henry R. Selden, John Van Voorhis

Judge

Supreme Court Justice Ward Hunt

Place

Canandaigua, New York

Date of Decision

18 June 1873

Decision

Anthony was convicted of voting illegally.

Related Cases

  • Bradwell v. Illinois, 83 U.S. 130 (1873).
  • Minor v. Happersett, 88 U.S. 162 (1875).
  • Reed v. Reed, 404 U.S. 71 (1971).

Sources

Guinier, Lani. The Tyranny of the Majority: Fundamental Fairness in Representative Democracy. New York: Free Press, 1994.

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