Maryland Insurance Commissioner v. Equitable

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Determined whether it is constitutional, in Maryland, for insurance companies to charge different rates based on gender.

Full Case Titile: 

Maryland Insurance Commissioner v. Equitable, 339 Md. 596 (1995)
  • Fairness in the Courts

Year: 

1995
  • Sex-Based Classification
  • Authored Amicus Brief

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.

Memo

Amicus