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The Rise of Women in the Legal Profession

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Title

The Rise of Women in the Legal Profession

Subject

Arthur W. Diamond Law Library
Women lawyers -- Employment
Women lawyers -- Education
Women judges -- Employment
Law -- Study and teaching
Feminist jurisprudence

Description

Inspiration for this exhibit comes from Judge Judith S. Kaye, whose biographical articles on Kate Stoneman (first woman admitted to the bar in New York State) and Birdie Amsterdam (first woman elected to the Municipal Court in New York County) have clearly demonstrated that the careers of early women lawyers are fruitful areas of research. This exhibit shows not only the high-profile successful women lawyers, but also those whose achievements are less well known but no less significant in providing career-building advice to the many women now in law school or considering law school. Today's women lawyers can become law professors, judges, corporation counselors, government officers, elected officials, and chief executives. Someday soon, one surely will become President.

Creator

Arthur W. Diamond Law Library

Publisher

Arthur W. Diamond Law Library

Format

Photographs
Clippings (information artifacts)

Language

eng

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Temporal Coverage

1870-01-01 2008-12-31

Online Submission

No

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Local Project URL

http://library.law.columbia.edu/rise_of_women/

Institution Type

Academic library

Full Project Title

The Rise of Women in the Legal Profession