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REED V. REED, 404 U. S. 71 (1971)
U.S. Supreme Court
Reed v. Reed, 404 U.S. 71 (1971)
Reed v. Reed
Argued October 19, 1971
Decided November 22, 1971
404 U.S. 71
A mandatory provision of the Idaho probate code that gives preference to men over women when persons of the same entitlement class apply for appointment as administrator of a decedent' estate is based solely on a discrimination prohibited by and therefore violative of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
93 Idaho 511, 465 P.2d 635, reversed and remanded.
BURGER, C.J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.
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