Bradwell V. Illinois: Coverture Still Applies. (10/10)

Topic for Assignment: Representation of women in judicial positions and the impact of their presence in the Judicial system historically Source:  Primary Source (1872): https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/83/130/case.html Secondary Source: http://publications.lakeforest.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1022&context=allcollege_writing_contest In 1869, Myra Bradwell (38-years-old and wife of Cook County Judge, James Bradwell), applied for a license to practice law in Illinois. However, Bradwell’s application to the state bar … More Bradwell V. Illinois: Coverture Still Applies. (10/10)

“Who are my Peers?”: Female Representation in American Juries. (9/10)

Topic for Assignment: Representation of women in judicial positions and the impact of their presence in the Judicial system historically Source:  Secondary Source: Chng, Huang Hoon. 2002. “WHO ARE MY PEERS? WOMEN, MEN, AND THE AMERICAN JURY.” Australasian Journal Of American Studies 21, no. 1: 46-62. America: History and Life with Full Text, EBSCOhost (accessed … More “Who are my Peers?”: Female Representation in American Juries. (9/10)

The “Double Bind” and Tokenism: Female Lawyers in the Justice System. (8/10)

Topic for Assignment: Representation of women in judicial positions and the impact of their presence in the Judicial system historically Source:  Secondary Source: Maccorquodale, Patricia, and Gary Jensen. 1993. “WOMEN IN THE LAW: Partners or Tokens?.” Gender & Society 7, no. 4: 582-593. America: History and Life with Full Text, EBSCOhost (accessed November 19, 2016). … More The “Double Bind” and Tokenism: Female Lawyers in the Justice System. (8/10)

The Impact of Multiple Women in the Judiciary. (7/10)

Topic for Assignment: Representation of women in judicial positions and the impact of their presence in the Judicial system historically Source: Secondary Source: Palmer, Barbara. 2002. “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Supreme Court’s Reaction to Its Second Female Member.” Women & Politics 24, no. 1: 1. America: History and Life with Full Text, EBSCOhost … More The Impact of Multiple Women in the Judiciary. (7/10)

A “Roomful of Men”: Persecuting Sexual Assault in Colonial New York. (6/10)

Topic for Assignment: Representation of women in judicial positions and the impact of their presence in the Judicial system historically Source:  Secondary Source: Williams, Matthew L. 2014. “To Lay Violent Hands: Prosecuting Sexual Violence in Colonial New York.” New York History 95, no. 2: 172-192. America: History and Life with Full Text, EBSCOhost (accessed November … More A “Roomful of Men”: Persecuting Sexual Assault in Colonial New York. (6/10)

Arabella Mansfield: First Female Lawyer in America. (5/10)

Topic for Assignment: Representation of women in judicial positions and the impact of their presence in the Judicial system historically Sources:  Primary Source (1869): The evening telegraph. (Philadelphia [Pa.]), 01 July 1869. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025925/1869-07-01/ed-1/seq-2/&gt; Primary Source (1869): Nashville union and American. (Nashville, Tenn.), 25 June 1869. Chronicling America: … More Arabella Mansfield: First Female Lawyer in America. (5/10)

Florence E. Allen: A Woman of Judicial Firsts (4/10)

  Topic for Assignment: Representation of women in judicial positions and the impact of their presence in the Judicial system historically Sources Secondary Source: Cook, Beverly B. 1981. “THE FIRST WOMAN CANDIDATE FOR THE SUPREME COURT – FLORENCE E. ALLEN.” Supreme Court Historical Society. Yearbook 19-35. America: History and Life with Full Text, EBSCOhost (accessed … More Florence E. Allen: A Woman of Judicial Firsts (4/10)