Muller v. Oregon

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Muller v. Oregon  (1908) 
Syllabus

Muller v. Oregon, 208 U.S. 412 (1908), was a landmark decision in United States Supreme Court history, as it justifies both sex discrimination and usage of labor laws during the time period. The case upheld Oregon state restrictions on the working hours of women as justified by the special state interest in protecting women's health.

Court Documents

United States Supreme Court

208 U.S. 412

Muller  v.  Oregon

Error to the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon

No. 107  Argued: January 15, 1908 --- Decided: February 24, 1908

Messrs. William D. Fenton and Henry H. Gilfry for plaintiff in error.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 413-415 intentionally omitted]

Messrs. H. B. Adams, Louis Brandeis, John Manning, A. M. Crawford, and B. E. Haney for defendant in error.

[Argument of Counsel from pages 415-416 intentionally omitted]

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).