Bradwell v. Illinois
Significance, The Marriage Disability, The Female Disability, All Or Nothing, God's Say So
State of Illinois
That Illinois' refusal to admit women to the bar was a violation of Bradwell's constitutional rights.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Matthew H. Carpenter
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Justices for the Court
Joseph P. Bradley, Salmon Portland Chase, Nathan Clifford, David Davis, Stephen Johnson Field, Samuel Freeman Miller (writing for the Court), William Strong, Noah Haynes Swayne
Date of Decision
15 April 1873
That Bradwell's constitutional rights had not been violated.
- Colgate v. Harvey, 296 U.S. 404 (1935).
- Reed v. Reed, 404 U.S. 71 (1971).
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