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Even after United States women won voting rights in 1920 with the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, their political status was not entirely settled. For example, did suffrage also imply a right to serve on juries? In examining this issue, the courts considered cases involving the Fifteenth Amendment, which had extended suffrage to African American men, and found that that amendment implied other political rights, including the right to jury service. For some courts, this parallel implied women`s right to jury service; others, however, interpreted the Nineteenth Amendment more narrowly, reasserting the relevance of common-law standards that distinguished women`s citizenship from men`s. For many, women`s jury service seemed more threatening to the status quo than voting rights, as jury service would impinge on the domestic duties traditionally assigned to women.