Bradwell v. State of Illinois

Case Date: 04/18/1873

Bradwell v. State of Illinois, 83 U.S. 130 (1873),[1] was a United States Supreme Court case that solidified the narrow reading of the Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, and determined that the right to practice a profession was not among these privileges. The case is also notable for being an early legal challenge to sex discrimination in the United States.