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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...
Belva Lockwood – First Women to Argue Before the Supreme Court

Belva Lockwood for President!

Belva Lockwood, a graduate in 1873 of the the the National University Law School (now GW Law), became the first woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court.  Once she had completed her course work, the law school refused to grant her a diploma, without which she...