Woman Lawyer

Author: Barbara Babcock
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804743584
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Woman Lawyer tells the story of Clara Foltz, the first woman admitted to the California Bar.

Fish Raincoats

Author: Barbara Babcock
Publisher: Quid Pro Books
ISBN: 1610273613
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The best kind of personal history.” — Emily Bazelon, author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy Fish Raincoats is a compelling new addition to the Journeys & ...

The Trials Of Laura Fair

Author: Carole Haber
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 146960759X
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American Law Review 1, no. 3 (1867): 443–50. Twain, Mark. ... A Treatise on the
Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases. Philadelphia: Kay and Brother, 1874. ...
Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford University
Press ...

Women And Elective Office

Author: Sue Thomas
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199363757
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Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press
. Backhouse, Constance. 2003. “The Chilly Climate for Women Judges:
Reflections on the Backlash from the Ewanchuk Case.” Canadian Journal of
Women and ...

Tracks On The Trial Trail In San Diego

Author: Leland Ghent Stanford
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Clara Shortridge Foltz overthrew both barriers. She authored the legislative bill
which changed C.C.P. 275 and thus enabled women to be admitted — as she
herself was on Sept. 4, 1878 — the first woman lawyer in California. She applied
for ...

Hell S Belles And Wild Women

Author: Autumn Stephens
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Passing the California bar was the least of the trials of aspiring attorney Clara
Foltz. "A woman's place is at home, unless it is as a teacher," chided one
prominent San Jose lawyer, who perhaps did not relish the prospect of a clever
competitor ...

Called From Within

Author: Mari J. Matsuda
Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr
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On the flip side is anxiety that women will simply be successful competition. Clara
Foltz, who was a gifted orator, was told that women could not be trial lawyers
because they would lead juries to acquit the guilty and award the undeserving.

Nevada Law Journal

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And so did the Wheeler defense lawyers, who sought the services of the only
other woman lawyer in the state: Laura Gordon. When the case came to trial,
women spectators vied with men for the best seats in the courtroom, particularly
annoying to gentlemen who ... One of Clara Foltz's opponents, arguing against
her right to attend law school, noted that "if this lady should go before a jury with
as good a ...

The California Supreme Court Historical Society Newsletter

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Clara Foltz was a natural choice for the first female Deputy District Attorney in Los
Angeles. ... In "Struggles and Triumphs," Foltz spins some wonderful trial lawyer
stories from her later career, and gives an exciting rendition of a shipwreck in ...

Hastings College Of The Law

Author: Thomas Garden Barnes
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volved in the struggle for women's rights, and had been a supporter of Foltz's
battle for the Woman Lawyer's Bill. ... The public press, in satirizing the whole
case, made Laura Gordon as much as Clara Foltz the butt of its unseemly ridicule
. ... career in practice ran a close parallel to Foltz's in terms of type of practice,
degree of success, and concern for the problem of the indigent defendant in
criminal trials.