Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan
Significance, Vestiges Of Old South, "minimal Scrutiny", "intermediate Scrutiny", O'connor Rejects University's Arguments
Mississippi University for Women
That the state-supported school's nursing program did not violate gender-equity statutes, and it could continue its single-sex admission policy.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Hunter M. Gholson
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Wilbur O. Colom
Justices for the Court
William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Sandra Day O'Connor (writing for the Court), John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
Harry A. Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist
Date of Decision
1 July 1982
That the Mississippi University for Women had violated Hogan's constitutional right to equal protection of the law by barring him admission to its nursing school.
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- Reed v. Reed, 404 U.S. 71 (1971).
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- Califano v. Webster, 430 U.S. 313 (1977).
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