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On This Date in Legal History

On November 20, 1961, the United States Supreme Court decided Hoyt v. Florida. The case involved an all-male jury convicting Gwendolyn Hoyt of killing her husband. In Florida women were excluded from jury service unless they proactively registered with the clerk … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On October 19, 1961, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Hoyt v. Florida. The case arose after an all-male jury convicted Gwendolyn Hoyt of killing her husband. Hoyt argued the lack of women on her … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On November 20, 1961, the United States Supreme Court decided Hoyt v. Florida. The case involved an all-male jury convicting Gwendolyn Hoyt of killing her husband. In Florida women were excluded from jury service unless they proactively registered with the clerk … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On November 20, 1961, the United States Supreme Court decided Hoyt v. Florida. The case involved an all-male jury convicting Gwendolyn Hoyt of killing her husband. In Florida women were excluded from jury service unless they proactively registered with the clerk … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1961 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Hoyt v. Florida.  The case arose after an all-male jury convicted Gwendolyn Hoyt of killing her husband.  Hoyt argued the lack of women on … Continue reading

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On This Day in Legal History

On this day in 1961, the United States Supreme Court decided Hoyt v. Florida.  The Court held that it was permissible to exempt women from jury service.  Read more about the facts of this case and the Court’s ruling @ http://goo.gl/j4TixG.

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 1961, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Hoyt v. Florida.  In that case, an all-male jury convicted Gwendolyn Hoyt of killing her husband.  At the time of Hoyt’s trial, women were excluded from … Continue reading

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