Tuttle, Elbert P. - Clip 15
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Tuttle, Elbert P.; Aman, Alfred C.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Alfred C. Aman (Tuttle clerk 70-72); the videographer, Thomas R. Bruce. This video covers Elbert Tuttle's reflections on sex discrimination and the Constitution, prison reform cases, the need for courts to lead public opinion, and lessons learned from civil rights cases that the Court of Appeals applied to other categories. (Duration 20:50) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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Tuttle, Elbert P.; Cornell Daily Sun, Woman on the masthead; Cornell Daily Sun, Women's page; Parsons, Harriet; Sex discrimination cases; Denial of vote to women and equal protection; Section 1983 and prison cases; Novak v. Beto; Cruel and unusual punishment; Thornbery, Judge Homer; Need for courts to lead social attitudes; Law and social change; Lessons learned from civil rights cases applied to other categories of appeals