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Women in American Law

Marlene Stein Wortman

Women in American Law

From the Colonial Times to the New Deal

by Marlene Stein Wortman

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Published by Ergo .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12163795M
ISBN 101566830575
ISBN 109781566830577


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The dramatic, untold story of how women battled blatant inequities in America's legal system. As late asmen outnumbered women twenty to one in American law schools. With the loss of deferments from Vietnam, reluctant law schools began admitting women to avoid plummeting enrollments.

As women entered, the law by: 6. If you want a reasonably good understanding of the what, how, and why of the American legal system without having to go to law and grad school, this is the book for you.

Friedman, in just over pages of text, manages to cover the entire field of law in America, from legislation through administration to judgment, from the workings of the /5(8). Janeen Williams, Legal Reference Librarian, Law Library of Congress.

Note: This guide is part of the American Women Series, originally published as American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Library of Congress, ).

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Title VII of the law made it illegal to discriminate “because of. The law of the United States comprises many levels of codified and uncodified forms of law, of which the most important is the United States Constitution, which prescribes the foundation of the federal government of the United States, as well as various civil Constitution sets out the boundaries of federal law, which consists of Acts of Congress, treaties ratified by the Senate.

History. Founded in by Albert Nelson Marquis as an American counterpoint to the UK-oriented publication of the same name (published by A.C. Black since and, notably, including substantial biographies since ), the first edition of the publication contained concise biographies of more than 8, "distinguished Americans".

Albert Marquis wrote that the book's objective was to Founder: Albert Nelson Marquis. Important and Famous Women in America Sung and unsung, more women have contributed significantly to American history than can be contained within a single table.

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