Roberts v. U.S. Jaycees
Significance, Rebellion In The Ranks, Never Say Die, The Supreme Court Decides, Exclusive Clubs And Discrimination
Kathryn R. Roberts, Acting Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Rights, et al.
That Minnesota's Human Rights Act was constitutional and required the Jaycees to admit women as regular members.
Chief Lawyer for Appellants
Richard L. Varco, Jr.
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Carl D. Hall, Jr.
Justices for the Court
William J. Brennan, Jr. (writing for the Court), Thurgood Marshall, Sandra Day O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist, John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
Harry A. Blackmun (Warren E. Burger did not participate)
Date of Decision
3 July 1984
Minnesota's Human Rights Act was constitutional. Requiring the Jaycees to admit women as regular members in accordance with the act's provisions did not violate that organization's right to freedom of association.
- Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States, 379 U.S. 241 (1964).
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- South Boston Allied War Veterans Council v. City of Boston, 875 F.Supp 891 (1995).
- Mauro v. Arpaio, 147 F.3d 1137 (1998).
Leonard W. Levy, ed. Encyclopedia of the American Constitution. New York: Macmillan, 1986.
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