Tag Archives: women’s rights

New Book: Sisters in Law!

Author Linda R. Hirshman’s new book Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World is an account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be … Continue reading

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The 19th Amendment & Women’s Right to Vote

After generations of agitation and education for and against it, some Americans still thought the idea was radical, but on this day in 1919, the U.S. Congress passed the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Prior to ratification, … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month Display

As you travel through the law library, this month, we invite you to stop by the book display in the Reference area highlighting a few remarkable women in the law. Among them are activists, educators, lawyers, justices and senators, including … Continue reading

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View Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Scrapbook

The nation’s first convention for women’s rights began on this day in 1848 in Seneca Falls, NY. You can view images from the scrapbook of that event put together by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her daughter, Harriot, at the Library … Continue reading

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