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A display of scholarship by GW Law Women Faculty in honor of Women’s History Month, March, 2020
A display of scholarship by GW Law Women Faculty in honor of Women’s History Month, March, 2020

A display of scholarship by GW Law Women Faculty in honor of Women’s History Month, March, 2020

The Burns Law Library has mounted a display of scholarship by women members of the GW Law School faculty in honor of Women’s History Month.  Located outside the library’s second-floor entrance, it highlights publications from 25 members of the permanent faculty. ...

Historical Dates
Belva Lockwood – First Women to Argue Before the Supreme Court
Belva Lockwood – First Women to Argue Before the Supreme Court

Belva Lockwood – First Women to Argue Before the Supreme Court

Belva Lockwood, a graduate in 1873 of the the the National University Law School (now GW Law), became the first woman member of the Supreme Court bar and the first to argue a case before the Supreme Court.  Once she had completed her course work, the law school...