Rostker v. Goldberg
Significance, President Carter Reactivates The Selective Service System, Validity Of Rostker Questioned, Women And The Selective Service Exemption
Dr. Bernard Rostker, Director of the Selective Service System
Robert L. Goldberg
That the exemption of women from the registration requirements of the Selective Service System did not violate the Constitution by discriminating between men and women.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Wade H. McCree, U.S. Solicitor General
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Donald L. Weinberg
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, Sandra Day O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist (writing for the Court), John Paul Stevens
William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Byron R. White
Date of Decision
25 June 1981
That the Selective Service System exemption for women does not violate the Constitution.
- Reed v. Reed, 404 U.S. 71 (1971).
- Columbia Broadcasting System v. Democratic National Committee, 412 U.S. 94 (1973).
- Greer v. Spock, 424 U.S. 828 (1976).
- Craig v. Boren, 429 U.S. 190 (1976).
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