In a fascinating recent article in the Des Moines Register, reporter Kathie Obradovich poses an important challenge: Iowans need to ask: Why the disparity for women? This one is a must read!
Greg Goelzhauser’s article in the Law & Society Review (Volume 45, number 3, 2011 p. 761-781) analyzes the data of the first women and first African American on state supreme courts. Click here to download the paper.
On ThinkProgress.org, Ian Millhiser takes an in-depth look at Judge Pillard’s confirmation– Meet The Next Ruth Bader Ginsburg — Senate Confirms Top Women’s Rights Attorney To Federal Bench.
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.
Here’s a great article on HeinOnline from Judith Resnik about Justice Ginsburg: Opening the Door: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Law’s Boundaries, and the Gender of Opportunities
Check out this interesting paper by Amber Fricke and Angela Onwuachi-Willig from the Michigan State Law Review through HeinOnline!
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!
Here are five excellent books to expand our scope of perspective on the topic of gender and judging:
The deadline for submitting proposals for the Southern Political Science Association Judicial Politics Panel is August 16th. Here are some important conference links:
Professor Kaheny is looking forward to your submissions today!