New Jersey Welfare Rights Org. v. Cahill
411 U.S. 619 (1973)

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New Jersey Welfare Rights Org. v. Cahill, 411 U.S. 619 (1973)

New Jersey Welfare Rights Organization v. Cahill

No. 72-6258

Decided May 7, 1973

411 U.S. 619

Syllabus

Statute limiting benefits of the "Assistance to Families of the Working Poor" program to those households in which the parents are ceremonially married and have at least one minor child of both, the natural child of one and adopted by the other, or a child adopted by both, denies equal protection to illegitimate children. 349 F.Supp. 491, reversed.

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