Category Archives: Barbara Babcock

Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz is reviewed by Jackie Ruffin in the latest issue of Women Lawyers Journal

Barbara Babcock‘s Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz is reviewed by Jackie Ruffin in the latest issue of Women Lawyers Journal.  The review, “First woman lawyer in California championed the idea of public defenders,” appears on pp. 38-39 of … Continue reading

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“Free Justice”

“Free Justice” Inventing the Public Defender, Barbara Babcock, Criminal Justice Magazine, Vol. 27, No. 2, Summer 2012, pp. 26.

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Introduction of Barbara Babcock: Foltz remarks

Patience Milrod, author (with M.Schwartz and S. Brandt) of the article that launched Barbara Babcock on the Foltz biography (Clara Shortridge Foltz: Pioneer in the Law, 27 Hastings L. Rev. 545) gave this introduction at the Bell Tower Club in … Continue reading

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Photos from Politics & Prose

Photos of Barbara Babcock giving a book talk at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, September 24, 2011. Photos taken by Angela Davis.

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An almost forgotten trailblazer gets her due

A hundred years later, a trailblazer gets her due, by Kristina Horton Flaherty, California Bar Journal, June 2011. One hundred years after she helped women win the right to vote in California, Clara Shortridge Foltz, the state’s first woman lawyer, … Continue reading

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Mueller formally elevated to Sacramento’s federal district court

Mueller formally elevated to Sacramento’s federal district court The Sacramento Bee, March 12, 2011

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Recommended Sources

Recommended Sources: “Barbara Babcock, Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz“ Second Class Justice [web log comment]. Retrieved from http://www.secondclassjustice.com/?page_id=252 (Feb. 28, 2011)

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DoubleX Book of the Week: “Woman Lawyer” by Barbara Babcock

DoubleX Book of the Week: “Woman Lawyer” by Barbara Babcock By Dahlia Lithwick, Slate Magazine, Feb. 11, 2011.

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Barbara Babcock on her book Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz

Barbara Babcock on her book Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz Rorotoko, January 26, 2011

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