A Taste of Justice: Conversations from the Back Porch: Gender & Race & Equal Protection

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This presentation is recorded from the back porch. The good memory comes from my visiting my grandparents and listening to my grandmother, mother and aunties talk near the back porch. The more sorrowful implication of the back porch is that sometimes gender inequality takes a back porch to racial inequality. We recently celebrated the 100 year anniversary of women receiving the right to vote. The Court treats unequal treatment based on gender differently from how it treats unequal treatment based on race. For those who receive both unequals, this complicates the legal analysis. Here are five points about gender and the equal protection clause to consider.

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