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United States v. Virginia

Docket No.: 94-1941
Argued: January 17, 1996
Decided: June 26, 1996
Consolidated with: No. 94-2107

Topics:

Equal Protection, Civil Rights, Administrative Procedure, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Due Process, Education Amendments of 1972, Equal Protection Clause, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Title VII, equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the Fourteenth, judicial review, jury selection, preliminary injunction, privacy, property rights, public education, public schools, sex discrimination

PartyNames: UNITED STATES, PETITIONER v. VIRGINIA ET AL. VIRGINIA, ET AL., PETITIONERS
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Virginia

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 976 F.2d 890
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Virginia
518 U.S. 515 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S. Ct. 2264135 L. Ed. 2d 735 (, )
Question:

Does Virginia's creation of a women's-only academy, as a comparable program to a male-only academy, satisfy the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause?

United States v. Virginia
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 17, 1996

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for United States, 1 vote(s) against
Opinion By:
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