Women’s History Month Resources

March is Women’s History Month!

This month the Law Library would like to invite you to read some of our faculty’s work on gender and some of our resources on famous female jurists and politicians.

Faculty Scholarship:

Jamie J. Baker, The Intersectionality of Law Librarianship & Gender, 65 VILL. L. REV. 1011 (2020).

Catherine Christopher, Putting Legal Writing on the Tenure Track: One School’s Experience, 31.1 Colum. J. Gender & L. 64 (2015).

Catherine Christopher, Eye of the Beholder: How Perception Management Can Counter Stereotype Threat Among Struggling Law Students, 53 Duq. L. Rev. 161 (2015).

Nancy J. Soonpaa, Stress in Law Students: A Comparative Study of First-Year, Second-Year and Third-Year Students, 36 Conn. L. Rev. 353 (2004).

Wendy Adele Humphrey, “Let’s Talk About Sex”: Legislating and Educating on the Affirmative Consent Standard, 50 U.S.F. L. Rev. 35 (2016).

Library Resources:  

Women and the Law (Peggy)

This database is a collection that brings together books, biographies, and periodicals dedicated to the role of women in society and the law. It provides a convenient platform for users to research the progression of women’s roles and rights in society over the past 200 years.

Gutgold, Nichola D, and Gutgold, Nichola D. The Rhetoric of Supreme Court Women: from Obstacles to Options. Lexington Books, 2012.

Salkin, Patricia E., et al. Pioneering Women Lawyers: from Kate Stoneman to the Present. Commission on Women in the Profession, American Bar Association, 2008.

American Bar Association. Commission on Women in the Profession. Empowerment and Leadership: Tried and True Methods for Women Lawyers. American Bar Association, 2003.

American Bar Association. Commission on Women in the Profession. Elusive Equality: the Experiences of Women in Legal Education. American Bar Association, Commission on Women in the Profession, 1996.

Hirshman, Linda R. Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World. First ed., Harper, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.

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