Ludtke and Time, Inc. v. Kuhn
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
461 F. Supp. 86 (S.D.N.Y. 1978)
Baseball Commissioner Kuhn (defendant) instituted a rule prohibiting female sports reporters from being allowed into the teams’ locker rooms for the purposes of conducting interviews, unlike their male counterparts. Ludtke (plaintiff), a female sports reporter, brought suit against Kuhn after she was denied access to the New York Yankees’ locker room during World Series games solely because she was a woman.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Motley, J.)
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