Muller v. Oregon
Significance, A Clash Of Ideas, With Friends Like These . . ., The Aftermath, Further Readings
State of Oregon
That Oregon's 1903 maximum hours law for women is unconstitutional.
Chief Lawyers for Appellant
William D. Fenton, Henry H. Gilfry
Chief Lawyers for Appellee
H. B. Adams, Louis Brandeis
Justices for the Court
David Josiah Brewer (writing for the Court), William Rufus Day, Melville Weston Fuller, John Marshall Harlan I, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Joseph McKenna, William Henry Moody, Rufus Wheeler Peckham, Edward Douglass White
Date of Decision
24 February 1908
That Oregon's maximum hour law for women was constitutional because females are a "special class" in need of protection.
- Lochner v. New York, 198 U.S. 45 (1905).
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- West Coast Hotel v. Parrish, 300 U.S. 379 (1937).
- United States v. Darby, 312 U.S. 100 (1941).
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