Saturday, March 10, 2012

Women in the Law

March is National Women's History Month, a good time to check out some fast facts and inspiring stories about American women in the legal profession--past and present.  Catalyst, a leading nonprofit organization focused on expanding opportunities for women and business and supporting research in this area, has posted Quick Take: Women in Law in the U.S., with graphs, charts, and a great list of studies, reports, and statistical sources, with direct links.  For a look back at trailblazing women lawyers and the early history of women law students and attorneys in American society, browse through the biographies and articles found at Stanford University Law Professor Barbara Babcock's Women's Legal History (WLH) web site.  This is also a great resource for legal history research papers.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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