Category Archives: Book Review

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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Review of Jill Norgren’s New Book

The Journal of Supreme Court History has a book review of Jill Norgren’s new biography of Belva Lockwood.  ["The Judicial Bookshelf," by D. Grier Stephenson, 33 Journal of Supreme Court History 200, 215 (2008)] The review states: “Thoroughly researched and … Continue reading

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Reviews of 2 New Books

In the 4/8/2008 issue of The Nation, Mary Beth Norton reviews two new books of note: 1) Sally McMillen’s Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women’s Rights Movement 2) Allison Sneider’s Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and … Continue reading

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