"Historically, the armed services have been predominantly male. The result has been that the operation of veterans' preferences has placed women as a class at a particular disadvantage in comparison to men when in or entering into civil service.' To nullify this stigma, the first successful challenge to veterans' preference, Feeney v. Massachusetts,' was litigated."
"Equal Protection; Sex Discrimination; Veterans' Preference Statutes, Feeney v. Massachusetts,"
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