The tenor of some of the media coverage of the school strip search case now before the U.S. Supreme Court -- as well as comments made by some of the justices during oral argument -- has been disquieting, writes attorney Cheryl D. Stein. The nature of the reactions illustrates both that our society is still too tolerant of assaults on the dignity of women and that institutions such as the Supreme Court that lack significant input from women are not equipped to recognize or to redress that problem, Stein says.
Commentary: Strip Search Case Reveals the Need for Another Female Justice
Special to Law.com
May 13, 2009