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Califano v. Webster
Citation:430 U.S. 313, 97 S.Ct. 1192, 51 L.Ed.2d 360 (1977).
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A provision of the Social Security Act afforded the chance of higher old-age benefits to female wage earners than to similarly situated males. A male who was dissatisfied with the amount of his benefits brought an action in district court to challenge the provision’s constitutionality.
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