Tag Archives: Women and the Law

Screening of RBG Documentary in the Law Library

To celebrate Women’s History Month the Law Library is hosting another movie event on Friday March 22nd at 2:30 PM. Copyright & Research Services Law Librarian Stephen Wolfson will give an introduction to the 2018 documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Edith House Lecture

By Sharon Bradley Audrey Boone Tillman, Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for Aflac, Inc., is the 2019 Edith House lecturer. The Edith House Lecture Series brings outstanding female legal scholars and practitioners to Athens. Tuesday, March 19, 2019 – 3:30pm … Continue reading

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Celebrating a History of Rebels: Library Resources for Women & the Law

By Rachel Evans, David Rutland, Marie Mize and Sharon Bradley Stop by the media collection the next time you pass through the reading room. Librarians and staff have worked together to feature a collection of items related to women and … Continue reading

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Favorites from Fiction #6

After a long break in our Favorites from Fiction series, we’re returning with four favorites I discovered over the last year through films with very opposing settings: the realistic landscapes of rural America and a fantastically surreal depiction of “heaven”. … Continue reading

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Beyond Notorious: CNN launches RBG podcast AND airs the documentary soon

In the CNN podcast series “RBG: Beyond Notorious,” @PoppyHarlowCNN and @JeffreyToobin go behind the scenes of the CNN Film “RBG.” They detail the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and talk to those who know her best. Premieres … Continue reading

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From the Collection: Titles on Women’s Leadership and Women in the Law

“One day in second grade, I was so engrossed in a book that I forgot where I was until the teacher put her hand on my shoulder. Later she told the whole class: ‘Barbara was so interested in reading that … Continue reading

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Lifetime of Leadership: Edith Elizabeth House

Edith Elizabeth House, a native of Winder, Ga., was one of the first female graduates of the University of Georgia School of Law. She graduated in 1925 and was co-valedictorian of her class. House enjoyed a distinguished career in public … Continue reading

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