Click here to read more from Sorcha Corcoran’s new article in Business and Leadership
Two women have been appointed as Supreme Court judges by President Michael D Higgins – Justice Mary Laffoy and Justice Elizabeth Dunne, both former High Court judges.
Check out this interesting paper by Amber Fricke and Angela Onwuachi-Willig from the Michigan State Law Review through HeinOnline!
Do Female “Firsts” Still Matter? Why They Do for Female Judges of Color
The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) will host its 35th Annual Conference, Judging and all that Jazz, on October 9-13, 2013 at the New Orleans, Louisiana Ritz Carlton. This will be an incredible opportunity to learn more about gender in the judiciary, make connections with other academics in the field, and have a wonderful time in the Big Easy.
Contact the NAWJ website for registration, programmatic and hotel details today!
The deadline for submitting proposals for the Southern Political Science Association Judicial Politics Panel is August 16th. Here are some important conference links:
2014 Call for Proposals
All Academic, SPSA’s Conference Management Site
The Hyatt Regency, New Orleans
Conference Overview (Important dates, updates, etc.)
Professor Kaheny is looking forward to your submissions today!
Check out this flyer for the new book, Gender and Judging, by our own Ulrike Schultz and Gisela Shaw! Gender and Judging
Why do so few women serve as judges? Why has the torrent of women’s entry into the legal profession not produced a pipeline to power for women in the judicial branch of government? What will it take to move women from minority to parity?
Find the answers to these questions and more in Sally J. Kenney’s new article: Choosing Judges: A Bumpy Road to Women’s Equality and a Long Way to Go.
See blogpost from Linda Greenhouse on The N.R.A. at the Bench