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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“Clara Shortridge Foltz: First Woman.” Valparaiso University Law Review 28, no.
4 (1994): 1231–85. ———. “A Place in the Palladium: Women's Rights and Jury
Service.” University of Cincinnati Law Review 61 (1993): 1139–80. ———.
Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford University
Press, 2011. ———. “Women Defenders in the West.” Nevada Law Journal 1, no.
1 (Spring 2001): 1–18. Bakken, Gordon Morris. “The Limits of Patriarchy:
Women's Rights ...

How Can You Represent Those People

Author: A. Smith
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137311959
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Among Professor Babcock's early publications was the coauthorship of a now-
classic text on sex discrimination law. She has also written about juries and
criminal defense. Her major work is a biography of the California lawyer who
invented the public defender and founded a movement for free justice for all:
Woman Lawyer: The Trials of Clara Foltz, (2011). She is currently working on her
own Recollections, which are reflected in the piece published here. Professor
Babcock has four ...

Women And Elective Office

Author: Sue Thomas
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199363757
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2012b. “Ayotte: We Must Respect Conscience Rights for All Religions.” February
8. http://www.ayotte.senate.gov/?p=video&id=426 (accessed July 23, 2013).
Babcock, Barbara. 2011. 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 the Law 15(1): 167–179. Baker, Beth. 2012. “
Fighting the War ...

Tracks On The Trial Trail In San Diego

Author: Leland Ghent Stanford
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10-32, 181-2.) Before 1878 women could not practice law in California. When
Hastings College of Law was created by Stats. 1877-8, p. 533, women were
denied admission thereto. 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 registration at Hastings, was denied, and thereupon
prosecuted ...

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 encroaching on his high-income turf. "If you would like a position in
our public schools I will be glad to recommend you . . . . " As a financially
strapped divorcee, however, Foltz was more interested in feeding her own five
children than educating ...

American National Biography

Author: John Arthur Garraty
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195127874
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Denied admission by directors who apparently believed that women might
practice, but should not learn, the law, the two women sued, representing
themselves. They prevailed in the trial court and eventually in the California
Supreme Court. The decision came too late for Foltz, however, who was already
a busy lawyer supporting her family. Foltz practiced law continuously for fifty
years, but she always regretted her lack of formal training and worked to make
the study of law easier for ...

Called From Within

Author: Mari J. Matsuda
Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr
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Caught in the familiar double bind, women are found unfit for the law or the law is
found unfit for women. Women lawyers arouse, moreover, a two-sided
apprehension. First is the fear that they will change the established order, reject
and replace the old ways of doing things and dealing with each other. 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 ...

Nevada Law Journal

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The prosecutor in Wheeler asked Clara Foltz to join him, not because she was
yet very distinguished, but because she was a woman. Evidently, he bought the
arguments about the effect women lawyers had on juries. 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
were ...