The Case of Rose Bird

Gender, Politics, and the California Courts

Author: Kathleen A. Cairns

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 0803255756

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 348

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"This biography of Rose Elizabeth Bird is an overdue look at California's first female supreme court chief justice, against the backdrop of California's political and cultural climate in the 1970s and 1980s"--

Gender and Justice

Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter

Author: Sally Jane Kenney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415881439

Category: Social Science

Page: 310

View: 8897


Intended for use in courses on law and society, as well as courses in women's and gender studies, women and politics, and women and the law, this book explores different questions in different North American and European geographical jurisdictions and courts, demonstrating the value of a gender analysis of courts, judges, law, institutions, organizations, and, ultimately, politics. Gender and Justice argues empirically for both more women and more feminists on the bench, while demonstrating that achieving these two aims are independent projects.

The Changing Politics of Gun Control

Author: Clyde Wilcox,John M. Bruce

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 0742572927

Category: Political Science

Page: 284

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In recent years, political discourse about gun control and the Second Amendment has become increasingly volatile and this collection of original essays by top scholars illuminates the various reasons why.

The Liability Insurance Crisis

Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Economic Stabilization

Publisher: N.A


Category: Liability insurance

Page: N.A

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The New Right Attack on Chief Justice Rose Bird and the Courts

Author: Betty Medsger

Publisher: N.A


Category: Judicial power

Page: 297

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