Determined whether it is constitutional, in Maryland, for insurance companies to charge different rates based on gender.
Full Case Title:
Maryland Insurance Commissioner v. Equitable, 339 Md. 596 (1995)
- Fairness in the Courts
- Sex-Based Classification
Legal Momentun's Role:
- Authored Amicus Brief
Legal Momentum argued that Article 46 of the Maryland Declaration of Rights (Maryland's Equal Rights Amendment or "E.R.A.") prohibited insurance companies from gender-based discrimination in insurance rate-making.