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Barbara Babcock - Woman Lawyer

Sep 24 2011 3:30 pm
Sep 24 2011 4:30 pm
The first case argued by California’s first woman lawyer was her own. Clara Foltz (1849-1934), rejected from law school because of her gender, sued for and won admission. In her biography of this remarkable woman, Babcock, professor of law emerita at Stanford, recounts Foltz’s struggles and many achievements, which included her work on progressive issues including women’s rights, establishing the role of public defender, and raising five children.
ISBN-13: 9780804743587
Availability: Not currently shipping from publisher – Subject to future availability
Published: Stanford University Press, 1/2011

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