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Dothard Vs. Rawlinson Case Study

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Consequently, decades ago America could not fathom the idea of our women in harms way performing physical labor jobs, law enforcement jobs, any work occupation dominated by men. However, on the Dothard vs Rawlinson case was involving the Alabama prison system having a minimum height and weight requirement for the prison guard position. This regulation barred all women from that contact position, which was around seventy-five percent of the available prison guard position (Harvard Law review 1981). Moreover, Dianne Rawlinson, was a female white who’s height and weight was below the 5”2 and 120 pounds requirements the Alabama prison system was requiring at the time before Dothard vs Rawlinson case came about. Indeed, the courts recognized
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