Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: woman judge x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Daughter of the Empire State: The Life of Judge Jane Bolin

Jacqueline A. McLeod

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036576
eISBN:
9780252093616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036576.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This long overdue biography elevates Jane Matilda Bolin to her rightful place in American history as an activist, integrationist, jurist, and outspoken public figure in the political and professional ... More


Appointment to Superior Court

Anna R. Hayes

in Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Susie Sharp's appointment as the first woman judge in North Carolina, which owed as much to a quirky gubernatorial election in which the courthouse crowd backed the losing ... More


Politics and Public Life

Anna R. Hayes

in Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how the thought of a woman judge was incomprehensible in 1949, when the vast majority of United States citizens had never seen a female attorney, let alone a female judge. ... More


Journeys through Contested Terrain

Sally L. Kitch

in Contested Terrain: Reflections with Afghan Women Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038709
eISBN:
9780252096648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038709.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of her relationship with two Afghan women, Jamila Afghani, founder and director of an Afghan-based educational NGO then called the Noor Educational Center ... More


Women Judges: Britain’s Place in the World

Mary Arden

in Common Law and Modern Society: Keeping Pace with Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755845
eISBN:
9780191816970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755845.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the problem of the United Kingdom’s comparative lack of women judges compared to the members of the judiciary in other countries. The under-representation of women in the ... More


Spillovers in Selecting Europe’s Judges: Will the Criterion of Gender Equality Make it to Luxembourg?

Bilyana Petkova

in Selecting Europe's Judges: A Critical Review of the Appointment Procedures to the European Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727781
eISBN:
9780191794117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727781.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines both horizontal and vertical spillovers, ie mutual influence beyond mere accidental similarities between jurisdictions, in establishing new norms for the selection of judges in ... More


View: