Document 23J: Justice Potter Stewart, memorandum to Justice William J. Brennan Jr., 7 March 1973, Part I: Case File, 1956-1990, Box 299, Folder 11, Papers of William J. Brennan, 1945-1998, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court of the United States
Washington, D. C. 20543


March 7, 1973

No. 71-1694, Frontiero v. Richardson

Dear Bill,

   I should appreciate your adding the following at the foot of your opinion in this case:

   MR. JUSTICE STEWART concurs in the judgment, agreeing that the statutes before us work an invidious discrimination in violation of the Constitution. Reed v. Reed, 404 U. S. 71.

Sincerely yours,

P. S.

Mr. Justice Brennan

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